Khoikhoia Mason, 1983

Sharkey, Michael, van Noort, Simon & Whitfield, James, 2009, Revision of Khoikhoiinae (Hymenoptera, Braconidae), ZooKeys 20 (20), pp. 299-348: 312

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Khoikhoia Mason, 1983


Khoikhoia Mason, 1983  

Type species: Khoikhoia townesi Mason, 1983  

Diagnosis: Clypeus with median and sometimes lateral teeth; mandible large, face rugose to rugosopunctate; subalar area of mesopleuron with vertical carina weak or absent, and with posterior convex smooth glabrous area.

Distribution: Distribution map is available at Misc/generalmapper.php?table= khoikhoiinae   &genus= Khoikhoia  

Etymology: “The genus name is feminine, dedicated to the original inhabitants of the South African cape region, the Khoikhoi, who were known to the Dutch settlers as Hottentots because of their unique clicking speech.” ( Mason 1983: p. 53).

Species Descriptions of Khoikhoiinae