oa African Entomology - A new species of Halictoxenos Pierce (Strepsiptera: Stylopidia: Stylopidae) from South Africa

Volume 3, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



A new species of Strepsiptera is descriptionbed from South Africa. Halictoxenos knereri sp. n. is parasitic in Halictus (Seladonia) virescens var. africanus and H. (S.) jucundus (Hymenoptera: Halictidae). The female and first instar larvae of African Halictoxenos are recorded for the first time. A key is provided for the three Halictoxenos species recorded from the Afrotropical Region.

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