Aphelopus wittei Benoit**

Olmi, Massimo, van Noort, Simon & Guglielmino, Adalgisa, 2016, Contribution to the knowledge of Afrotropical Dryinidae, Embolemidae and Sclerogibbidae (Hymenoptera), with description of new species from Central African Republic and Uganda, ZooKeys 578, pp. 45-95: 50-51

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.578.7820

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:50E7510F-61FB-444A-BF5E-1DA830ED4633

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/71D986E3-3B21-DC87-1276-99CAD626B8BB

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scientific name

Aphelopus wittei Benoit**
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Hymenoptera Dryinidae

Aphelopus wittei Benoit** 

Aphelopus wittei  Benoit, 1951c: 16.

Material examined.

Published records. Olmi (1990): UGANDA: WESTERN REGION: Kasese District, Ruwenzori Range, Misigo, 8550 ft., 2-3.VIII.1952, D.S. Fletcher leg., 3♂♂ (2 in BMNH, 1 in BPBM). New records. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC: Nana-Mambéré Prefecture: 60 km W Bouar, 05°45'N, 15°13'E, 660 m, 23.III.2010, J. Halada leg., 1♂ ( OLML); SANGHA-MBAÉRÉ PREFECTURE: Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Mabéa Bai, 21.4 km 53°NE Bayanga, 3°02.01'N, 16°24.57'E, 510 m, 7-8.V.2001, Malaise trap, lowland rainforest, marsh clearing, S. van Noort leg., 1♀, 4♂♂ ( SAMC); Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, 38.6 km 173°S Lidjombo, 2°21.60'N, 16°03.20'E, 350 m, 22.V.2001, sweep, lowland rainforest, S. van Noort leg., 1♀, 12♂♂ ( SAMC); Dzanga-Ndoki National Park, Mabéa Bai, 21.4 km 53°NE Bayanga, 3°02.01'N, 16°24.57'E, 510 m, 6.V.2001, sweep, lowland rainforest, marsh clearing, CAR01-S48, S. van Noort leg., 1♂ ( SAMC); Reserve Speciale de Forêt Dense de Dzanga-Sangha, 12.7 km 326°NW Bayanga, 3°00.27'N, 16°11.55'E, 420 m, 13.V.2001, sweep, lowland rainforest, S. van Noort leg., 1♀, 8 ♂♂ ( SAMC). UGANDA: Western Region: Kabarole District, Kibale Forest, Kanywara ( RMNH); Kabarole District, Kibale National Park, Kanyawara, Makerere University Biological Field Station, 0°34.405'N, 30°21.646'E, 1484 m, 12-26.VIII.2008, Malaise trap, primary mid-altitude rainforest, near stream, S. van Noort leg., 1♂ ( SAMC); same locality label, 00°33.891'N, 30°21.468'E, 1506 m, 12-26.VIII.2008, 1♀, 5♂♂ ( SAMC); same locality label, 00°35.442'N, 30°21.741'E, 1465 m, 10.VIII.2008, sweep, primary mid-altitude rainforest, near stream, S. van Noort leg., 7♂♂ ( SAMC); same locality label, 0°33.871'S 30°21.355'E, 1495 m, 12-26.VIII.2008, Malaise trap, secondary mid-altitude rainforest, S. van Noort leg., 2♂♂, 1♀ ( SAMC); same locality label, 0°33.408'S 30°22.603'E, 1587 m, Malaise trap, degraded mid-altitude rainforest, S. van Noort leg., 3♂♂ ( SAMC); same locality label, 2-12.VIII.2008, 0°33.784'S 30°22.617'E, 1500 m, Malaise trap, primary mid-altitude rainforest, S. van Noort leg., 1♀, 11♂♂ ( SAMC); same locality label, 12-26.VIII.2008, 0°33.823'S 30°21.490'E, 1505 m, Malaise trap, primary mid-altitude rainforest, S. van Noort leg., 2♀♀, 2♂♂ ( SAMC); same locality label, 2-12.VIII.2008, 0°33.836'S 30°21.700'E, 1523 m, Malaise trap, primary mid-altitude rainforest, S. van Noort leg., 2♀♀, 3♂♂ ( SAMC).

Hosts.

Cicadellidae  Typhlocybinae  ( Guglielmino et al. 2013): in North Sudan: Jacobiasca lybica  (Bergevin & Zanon); in Somalia: Jacobiella facialis  (Jacobi).

Distribution.

Afrotropical, recorded from almost all sub-saharian countries, from Senegal to Somalia, in addition to Madagascar and Yemen ( Olmi and Copeland 2011; Olmi et al. 2015; Olmi and van Harten 2006). Newly recorded from Central African Republic here.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Dryinidae

Genus

Aphelopus

Loc

Aphelopus wittei Benoit**

Olmi, Massimo, van Noort, Simon & Guglielmino, Adalgisa 2016
2016
Loc

Aphelopus wittei

Dalman 1823
1823