Universal Chalcidoidea Database

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Metaphycus melanostomatus Timberlake, 1916

[ Encyrtidae : Encyrtinae ]
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Aphycus melanostomatus Timberlake
Timberlake, P.H. 1916, Revison of the parasitic hymenopterous insects of the genus Aphycus Mayr, with notice of some related genera. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 50:608-610     view Timberlake, P.H.  (1916) in PDF format
New species, Holotype , USNM, Denmark
Mercet, R.G. (1921), Fauna Iberica. Himenopteros Fam. Encírtidos. pp. 727 pp Museo Nacional de Ciencas Naturales, Madrid     view Timberlake, P.H.  (1916) in PDF format
Synonym of Aphycus punctipes (Dalman) (page 216)
Metaphycus melanostomatus (Timberlake)
Graham, M.W.R. de V. (1959), Notes on some genera and species of Encyrtidae (Hym., Chalcidoidea), with special reference to Dalman's types. Entomologisk Tidskrift 79(3/4) pp. 147-175    
Valid species (page 157)
Trjapitzin, V.A. (1975), Contribution to the knowledge of parasitic Hymenoptera of the genus Metaphycus Mercet, 1917 (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Encyrtidae) of the Czechoslovakian fauna. Studia Entomologica Forestalia 2(1) pp. 5-17    
Valid species (page 10)
Viggiani, G.; Guerrieri, E. (1988), Italian species of the genus Metaphycus Mercet (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae). Bollettino del Laboratorio di Entomologia Agraria 'Filippo Silvestri', Portici 45 pp. 113-139     view   () in PDF format
Valid species (pages 116-137)
Buhl, P.N. (1997), Microhymenoptera from Zackenberg, north east Greenland: (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea, Cynipoidea and Ceraphronoidea). Entomologiske Meddelelser 65(4) pp. 161-164    
Compared with Metaphycus groenlandicus Buhl (page 162)
Noyes, J.S. (2004), Encyrtidae of Costa Rica (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea), 2. Metaphycus and related genera, parasitoids of scale insects (Coccoidea) and whiteflies (Aleyrodidae). Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 73 pp. 459pp    
Compared with Mataphycus naxos Noyes (page 234)