Species

Olixon australiae (Perkins, 1908)

Harpagocryptus australiae Perkins, 1908:34, no sex.Australia: Queensland; Townes, 1977Townes, H.K. 1977. A revision of the Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 15 (1):1-34.:7, Type ♀ (London); Krogmann et al., 2009Krogmann, L., A.D. Austin & I.D. Naumann 2009. Systematics and biogeography of Australian rhopalosomatid wasps (Hymenoptera: Rhopalosomatidae) with a global synopsis of Olixon Cameron. Systematic Entomology 34:222-251.:234, Holotype ♀ (BMNH). - Kieffer, 1914Kieffer, J.J. 1914. Bethylidae. R. Friedländer und Sohn, Berlin. 1-595. (distribution), 289 (description larvae); Reid, 1939Reid, J.A. 1939. On the relationship of the hymenopterous genus Olixon and its allies, to the Pompilidae (Hym.). Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society of London 8:95-102. (listed); Riek, 1970Riek, E.F. 1970. The Insects of Australia. A textbook for students and research workers. Melbourne University Press, 928-931. (listed). - As Olixon australiae: - Riek, 1970Riek, E.F. 1970. The Insects of Australia. A textbook for students and research workers. Melbourne University Press, 928-931. (listed); Townes, 1977Townes, H.K. 1977. A revision of the Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 15 (1):1-34. (distribution, key), 2 (hosts [trigonidiine cricket]), 8 (description female); Guidotti, 1999Guidotti, A.E. 1999. Systematics of little known parasitic wasps of the family Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera: Vespoidea). Dissertation , . Canada. (distribution); Fernández & Sarmiento-M., 2002Fernández, F. & C E. Sarmiento-M. 2002. A new species of Olixon Cameron and two new records of Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera) from Colombia. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 110 (3):365-369. (distribution); Lohrmann & Ohl, 2007Lohrmann, V. & M. Ohl 2007. The wasp genus Olixon Cameron in Madagascar: first record and description of two new species (Hymenoptera: Rhopalosomatidae). Zootaxa 1465:39-46. (distribution, key); Krogmann et al., 2009Krogmann, L., A.D. Austin & I.D. Naumann 2009. Systematics and biogeography of Australian rhopalosomatid wasps (Hymenoptera: Rhopalosomatidae) with a global synopsis of Olixon Cameron. Systematic Entomology 34:222-251. (distribution, key, phylogeny, redescription); Roig Alsina & Martínez, 2010Roig-Alsina, A. & J. J. Martínez 2010. El género Olixon en la Argentina, con la descripción de una nueva especie (Hymenoptera, Rhopalosomatidae). Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales, n.s. 12 (2):263-266. (in introduction); Lohrmann & Engel, 2017Lohrmann, V. & M.S. Engel 2017. The wasp larva’s last supper: 100 million years of evolutionary stasis in the larval development of rhopalosomatid wasps (Hymenoptera: Rhopalosomatidae). Fossil Record 20:239-244.:239 (listed).

Area distribution map

map of Olixon australiae     (Perkins, 1908)

Literature

  • Fernández, F. & C E. Sarmiento-M. 2002. A new species of Olixon Cameron and two new records of Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera) from Colombia. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 110 (3):365-369.
  • Guidotti, A.E. 1999. Systematics of little known parasitic wasps of the family Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera: Vespoidea). Dissertation , . Canada.
  • Kieffer, J.J. 1914. Bethylidae. R. Friedländer und Sohn, Berlin. 1-595.
  • Krogmann, L., A.D. Austin & I.D. Naumann 2009. Systematics and biogeography of Australian rhopalosomatid wasps (Hymenoptera: Rhopalosomatidae) with a global synopsis of Olixon Cameron. Systematic Entomology 34:222-251.
  • Lohrmann, V. & M. Ohl 2007. The wasp genus Olixon Cameron in Madagascar: first record and description of two new species (Hymenoptera: Rhopalosomatidae). Zootaxa 1465:39-46.
  • Lohrmann, V. & M.S. Engel 2017. The wasp larva’s last supper: 100 million years of evolutionary stasis in the larval development of rhopalosomatid wasps (Hymenoptera: Rhopalosomatidae). Fossil Record 20:239-244.
  • Perkins, R.C.L. 1908. Some remarkable Australian Hymenoptera. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society 2 (1):27-35.
  • Reid, J.A. 1939. On the relationship of the hymenopterous genus Olixon and its allies, to the Pompilidae (Hym.). Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society of London 8:95-102.
  • Riek, E.F. 1970. The Insects of Australia. A textbook for students and research workers. Melbourne University Press, 928-931.
  • Roig-Alsina, A. & J. J. Martínez 2010. El género Olixon en la Argentina, con la descripción de una nueva especie (Hymenoptera, Rhopalosomatidae). Revista del Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales, n.s. 12 (2):263-266.
  • Townes, H.K. 1977. A revision of the Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 15 (1):1-34.