Thirteen new species of African parasitoid wasps

February 17, 2016
Oxyscelio bicolor, head and thorax dorsal view

A recent publication from the Johnson Systemarics Lab documents thirteen new species of egg parasitoid wasp of the genus Oxyscelio (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Platygastridae)

 

Burks RA, Masner L, Johnson NF, Austin AD (2016) Systematics of the parasitic wasp genus Oxyscelio Kieffer (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae s.l.), part III: African fauna. ZooKeys 565: 2971.  doi: 10.3897/zookeys.565.7185 (download PDF)

 

See more at the Johnson Systemarics Lab website: http://wasps.osu.edu/