Species

Paniscomima abnormis (Morley, 1910)

Rhopalosoma abnormis Morley, 1910:386, ♂♀, fig. 1 ♂, Calcutta, August 9, 1907 (Calcutta Museum); Holotype ♀, Mankulam, in Northern Ceylon, November 1908 (Morley, leg. O.S. Wickwar); Dover, 1922Dover, C. 1922. Resumé of recent progress in our knowledge of the indian wasps and bees. Journal and Proceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal (n. s.) 18:17-23.:21, Type ♀ (Indian Museum); Townes, 1977Townes, H.K. 1977. A revision of the Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 15 (1):1-34.:13, Type ♀ (London); Guidotti, 1999Guidotti, A.E. 1999. Systematics of little known parasitic wasps of the family Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera: Vespoidea). Dissertation , . Canada.:66, Holotype ♀ (BMNH); Guidotti, 2007Guidotti, A.E. 2007. A revision of the wasp genus Paniscomima (Hymenoptera: Rhopalosomatidae) and a proposal of phylogenetic relationships among species. Invertebrate Systematics 21:297-309.:302, Holotype ♀, examined (BMNH). - Dover, 1922Dover, C. 1922. Resumé of recent progress in our knowledge of the indian wasps and bees. Journal and Proceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal (n. s.) 18:17-23. (distribution). - As Hymenochimaera abnormis: - Brues, 1926Brues, C.T. 1926. Note on the hymenopterous family Rhopalosomatidae. Psyche 33:18-19.:19 (comb. nov.). - As Paniscomima abnormis: - Townes, 1977Townes, H.K. 1977. A revision of the Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 15 (1):1-34. (distribution, key), 13 (comb. nov., description female); Guidotti, 1999Guidotti, A.E. 1999. Systematics of little known parasitic wasps of the family Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera: Vespoidea). Dissertation , . Canada. (distribution, key, phylogeny); Guidotti, 2007Guidotti, A.E. 2007. A revision of the wasp genus Paniscomima (Hymenoptera: Rhopalosomatidae) and a proposal of phylogenetic relationships among species. Invertebrate Systematics 21:297-309. (diagnosis, distribution, key, phylogeny); 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). - As Rhopalosoma abnorme: - Brues, 1926Brues, C.T. 1926. Note on the hymenopterous family Rhopalosomatidae. Psyche 33:18-19.:19 (listed as type of the new genus Hymenochimaera); Townes, 1977Townes, H.K. 1977. A revision of the Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 15 (1):1-34. (in list of synonyms of P. abnormis).

Area distribution map

map of Paniscomima abnormis     (Morley, 1910)

Literature

  • Brues, C.T. 1926. Note on the hymenopterous family Rhopalosomatidae. Psyche 33:18-19.
  • Dover, C. 1922. Resumé of recent progress in our knowledge of the indian wasps and bees. Journal and Proceedings of the Asiatic Society of Bengal (n. s.) 18:17-23.
  • Guidotti, A.E. 1999. Systematics of little known parasitic wasps of the family Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera: Vespoidea). Dissertation , . Canada.
  • Guidotti, A.E. 2007. A revision of the wasp genus Paniscomima (Hymenoptera: Rhopalosomatidae) and a proposal of phylogenetic relationships among species. Invertebrate Systematics 21:297-309.
  • 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.
  • Morley, C. 1910. On the position of the Rhopalosomidae with a description of a second species. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 4:386-390.
  • Townes, H.K. 1977. A revision of the Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 15 (1):1-34.