Male Agamerion, from CSIRO Australia.

Belongs within: Chalcidoidea.

Agamerion is an Australasian genus of wasps found on smooth eucalypt trunks; larvae have been raised from cockroach eggs placed under eucalypt bark. Members of the genus have deep, carinate, inverted V-shaped scrobes, a short pronotum and a non-protruding ovipositor (Bouček 1988).

<==Agamerion Haliday 1844 [incl. Euchrysia Westwood 1874] B88
    |--*A. gelo (Walker 1839) [=Miscogaster gelo; incl. Euchrysia gemma Westwood 1874] B88
    |--A. cleptideum (Westwood 1874) [=*Euchrysia cleptidea] B88
    |--A. coeruleiventre Ashmead 1900 [=A. coeruleiventris] B88
    |--A. eupelmoides Girault 1925 B88
    |--A. io Girault 1935 B88
    |--A. metallicum Girault 1915 [=A. metallica] B88
    |--A. mirum Girault 1927 B88
    |--A. monodon Bouček 1988 B88
    |--A. nonstylatum (Girault 1922) [=Thaumasura nonstylata] B88
    |--A. omnicyaneum (Girault 1932) [=Thaumasura omnicyanea] B88
    |--A. prasinum (Westwood 1874) [=Euchrysia prasina] B88
    |--A. semialbicorne Girault 1927 [=A. semialbicornis] B88
    `--A. variflagellum Girault 1925 B88

*Type species of generic name indicated


[B88] Bouček, Z. 1988. Australasian Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera): A biosystematic revision of genera of fourteen families, with a reclassification of species. CAB International: Wallingford (UK).

No comments:

Post a Comment

Markup Key:
- <b>bold</b> = bold
- <i>italic</i> = italic
- <a href="">FoS</a> = FoS