Dirhinus sp., photographed by D. Magdalena Sorger.

Belongs within: Chalcidoidea.

The Dirhininae are a group of chalcidid wasps with the frons angulately produced forwards; in Dirhinus, it is divided into a pair of edged horns. Dirhinus species are parasites in fly puparia, including those of a number of synanthropic species (Bouček 1988).

<==Dirhininae B88
    |--Aplorhinus [Aplorhinini] B88
    |    `--A. bakeri B88
    `--Dirhinus Dalman 1818 (see below for synonymy) B88
         |--*D. excavatus B88
         |--D. anthracia Walker 1846 B88 (see below for synonymy)
         |--D. atricornis (Girault 1927) [=Pareniaca atricornis] B88
         |--D. emersoni (Girault 1927) [=Pareniaca emersoni] B88
         |--D. inflexus D07
         |--D. loriae (Masi 1947) [=Pareniaca loriae] B88
         |--D. variocelli Girault 1926 [=Dirrhinus (l. c.) variocelli] B88
         `--D. vultur (Girault 1915) *Eniacomorpha vultur; incl. Pareniaca boussingaulti Girault 1915] B88

Dirhinus Dalman 1818 [incl. Dirhinoides Masi 1947, Dirrhinoidea Girault 1912, Eniaca Kirby 1883, Eniacella Girault 1913, Eniacomorpha Girault 1915, Pareniaca Crawford 1913; Dirhinini] B88

Dirhinus anthracia Walker 1846 B88 [incl. Eniacella bicornuticeps Girault 1915 B88, *E. rufricornis Girault 1913 B88, Dirrhinus rufricornis GM79, Dirhinus sarcophagae Froggatt 1919 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).

[D07] Desjardins, C. A. 2007. Phylogenetics and classification of the world genera of Diparinae (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae). Zootaxa 1647: 1-88.

[GM79] Gordh, G., A. S. Menke, E. C. Dahms & J. C. Hall. 1979. The privately printed papers of A. A. Girault. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 28: 1-400.

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