Universal Chalcidoidea Database

Synonymic list

Alaptus Westwood, 1839

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Alaptus Westwood
Westwood, J.O. 1839, Synopsis of the genera of British insects. Order VI. Trichoptera Kirby. Order VII. Hymenoptera Linn. (Piezata Fab.). Introduction to the modern classification of insects founded on the natural habits and corresponding organisation; with observations on the economy and transformations of the different families. 2(XIII) (appendix):79 Longman, Orme, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London    
New genus
Type species: Alaptus minimus Westwood, by monotypy
Dalla Torre, K.W. von (1898), Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. V. Chalcididae et Proctotrupidae. pp. 598pp Lepzig     view Westwood, J.O.  (1839) in PDF format
Valid genus (page 428)
[ Proctotrupidae, Mymarinae. ]
Ashmead, W.H. (1904), Classification of the chalcid flies of the superfamily Chalcidoidea, with descriptions of new species in the Carnegie Museum, collected in South America by Herbert H. Smith. Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum 1(4) pp. i-xi,225-551,39pls     view Westwood, J.O.  (1839) in PDF format
Type species cited as Alaptus buscalus Walker (page 62)
Alaptus buscalus Walker is a lapsus for Alaptus fusculus Walker. ]
Girault, A.A. (1929), North American Hymenoptera Mymaridae pp. 29pp private publication, Brisbane     view Westwood, J.O.  (1839) in PDF format
Valid genus (pages 9-10)
Soyka, W. (1939), Beiträge zur Klarung der Europäischen Arten der Mymariden. Das genus Alaptus (Westwood). Natuurhistorisch Maandblad, Maastricht 28(2) pp. 17-20     view Westwood, J.O.  (1839) in PDF format
Valid genus (pages 17-20)
Soyka, W. (1939), Beiträge zur klärung der Europäischen arten der Mymariden. (Myrmariden, Chalc., Hymenopt.) Natuurhistorisch Maandblad, Maastricht 28 pp. 27-31     view Westwood, J.O.  (1839) in PDF format
Valid genus (page 30)
Mockford, E.L. (1997), A new species of Dicopomorpha (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) with dimunitive apterous males. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 90(2) pp. 115-120    
Compared with Dicopomorpha Ogloblin (page 115)
Alaptus (Parvulinus Mercet)
Thompson, W.R. (1958), A catalogue of the parasites and predators of insect pests. Section 2. Host parasite catalogue, Part 5. pp.565
(Earliest use of name recorded in this database)
Metalaptus Malenotti
Malenotti, E. 1917, Metalaptus torquatus n.gen. e n.specie di calcidite. Redia 12:339    
New genus
Type species: Metalaptus torquatus Malenotti, by monotypy
Debauche, H.R. (1949), Mymaridae (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea). Exploration du Parc National Albert, Mission G.F. de Witte 49 pp. 1-105     view Malenotti, E.  (1917) in PDF format
Synonym of Alaptus Westwood (page 9)
Parvulinus Mercet
Mercet, R.G. 1912, Mimáridos nuevos de España. Boletin de la Real Sociedad Española de Historia Natural 12:332     view Mercet, R.G.  (1912) in PDF format
New genus
Type species: Parvulinus auranti Mercet, by monotypy
Girault, A.A. (1913), A synonymic note on the Mymaridae. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 14 pp. 221     view Mercet, R.G.  (1912) in PDF format
Synonym of Alaptus Westwood (page 2221)