n African Entomology - The genus Haliday (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) in the Afrotropical Region, with comments on other southern hemisphere species : research article




Three species of (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) are described from South Africa : Huber, sp. n., Huber, sp. n., and Huber, sp. n. They represent the first records of from the Afrotropical Region and the first described species of native to the southern hemisphere. The only previously named from Africa (Madagascar), Risbec, was transferred recently to . A lectotype and paralectotypes are designated here for the slide-mounted and two card-mounted syntypes, respectively, of this species. One species in New Zealand, Haliday, is an accidental introduction from the northern hemisphere. Online interactive keys to the South African species are available at : http://www.waspweb.org/Chalcidoidea/Mymaridae/Keys/index.htm


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