Species

Olixon dentatum (Cameron, 1904)

Apteropompilus dentatus Cameron, 1904:176, ♀. Holotype ♀, Dunbrody, near Uitenhage, Cape Colony (leg. Rev. J.A. O'neil); Arnold, 1935Arnold, G. 1935. The Psammocharidae (olim Pompilidae) of the Ethiopian region. Part IV. Subfamily Psammocharinae. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 15:413-483.:482, Type ♂ (British Museum); Townes, 1977Townes, H.K. 1977. A revision of the Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 15 (1):1-34.:9, Type ♂ (London). - Cameron, 1905Cameron, P. 1905. On the male of Apteropompilus dentatus Cam. Zeitschrift für systematische Hymenopterologie und Dipterologie 5 (3):136.:136 (description male); Arnold, 1935Arnold, G. 1935. The Psammocharidae (olim Pompilidae) of the Ethiopian region. Part IV. Subfamily Psammocharinae. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 15:413-483.:482 (listed). - As Olixon dentatum: - Townes, 1977Townes, H.K. 1977. A revision of the Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 15 (1):1-34. (description, distribution, key); 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); Lohrmann et al., 2012Lohrmann, V., M. Fox, M. Solis & L. Krogmann 2012. Systematic revision of the New World Olixon Cameron with descriptions of O. melinsula sp. n. and the hitherto unknown female of O. bicolor (Hymenoptera, Rhopalosomatidae). Deutsch. Ent. Zeitschr. 59 (2):259-275. (example of recent new-species descriptions that are still based on fewer than five specimens or one sex only). - As Psyllosphex dentatus: - Arnold, 1935Arnold, G. 1935. The Psammocharidae (olim Pompilidae) of the Ethiopian region. Part IV. Subfamily Psammocharinae. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 15:413-483.:482 (comb. nov.); 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.:96 (description); Reid, 1941Reid, J.A. 1941. The thorax of the wingless and short-winged Hymenoptera. Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London 91 (8):367-446.:415 (phylogeny).
Algoa heterodoxa Brues, 1910, Lectotype ♀ (Cambridge), designated by Townes, 1977Townes, H.K. 1977. A revision of the Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 15 (1):1-34.:9. Synonymized with Olixon dentatum (Cameron, 1904) by Townes, 1977Townes, H.K. 1977. A revision of the Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 15 (1):1-34.:9. - 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.:100 (description); Pate, 1946Pate, V.S.L. 1946. The generic names of the spider wasps (Psammocharidae olim Pompiloidae) and their type species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 72:65-137.:70 (listed). - As Algoella heterodoxa: - Kieffer, 1914Kieffer, J.J. 1914. Bethylidae. R. Friedländer und Sohn, Berlin. 1-595.:273 (comb. nov., description female).

Area distribution map

map of Olixon dentatum     (Cameron, 1904)

Literature

  • Arnold, G. 1935. The Psammocharidae (olim Pompilidae) of the Ethiopian region. Part IV. Subfamily Psammocharinae. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 15:413-483.
  • Brues, C.T. 1910. Some notes on the geological history of the parasitic Hymenoptera. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 18:1-22.
  • Cameron, P. 1904. Description of a new species of Apteropompilus from South Africa (Hym.). Zeitschrift für systematische Hymenopterologie und Dipterologie 4 (3):176.
  • Cameron, P. 1905. On the male of Apteropompilus dentatus Cam. Zeitschrift für systematische Hymenopterologie und Dipterologie 5 (3):136.
  • 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.
  • 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. Fox, M. Solis & L. Krogmann 2012. Systematic revision of the New World Olixon Cameron with descriptions of O. melinsula sp. n. and the hitherto unknown female of O. bicolor (Hymenoptera, Rhopalosomatidae). Deutsch. Ent. Zeitschr. 59 (2):259-275.
  • Pate, V.S.L. 1946. The generic names of the spider wasps (Psammocharidae olim Pompiloidae) and their type species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 72:65-137.
  • 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.
  • Reid, J.A. 1941. The thorax of the wingless and short-winged Hymenoptera. Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London 91 (8):367-446.
  • Townes, H.K. 1977. A revision of the Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 15 (1):1-34.