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Revision of world species of the genus Nixonia Masner (Hymenoptera, Platygastroidea, Scelionidae) ; American Museum novitates, no. 3518

Show simple item record Johnson, Norman F. en_US Masner, Lubomir. en_US 2006-08-16T20:26:26Z 2006-08-16T20:26:26Z 2006 en_US
dc.description 32 p. : ill., map ; 26 cm. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 31). en_US
dc.description.abstract The world fauna of the genus Nixonia is revised. The genus is described, its relationships with other scelionids are discussed, and a key to world species is presented. Nixonia pretiosa Masner (Namibia) and N. atra Masner (Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Zimbabwe) are redescribed, and 12 new species are described: N. bini, new species (Somalia), N. corrugata, new species (South Africa), N. elongata, new species (South Africa), N. flavocincta, new species (Namibia), N. gigas, new species (South Africa), N. krombeini, new species (India, Laos, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam), N. lamorali, new species (South Africa), N. pecki, new species (Botswana, South Africa, Zimbabwe), N. priesneri, new species (Egypt), N. sicaria, new species (Namibia), N. stygica, new species (South Africa), and N. watshami, new species (Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe). The only host record for the genus is for N. watshami, which been reared from the eggs of Acanthoplus discoidalis (Walker) (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae, Hetrodinae) in Botswana and Namibia. The phylogenetic relationships among the species are discussed. en_US
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dc.language eng en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher New York, NY : American Museum of Natural History en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates, no. 3518 en_US
dc.subject.lcc QL1 .A436 no.3518 2006 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Nixonia. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Nixonia -- Phylogeny. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Acanthoplus discoidalis -- Parasites. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Parasitic wasps -- Africa. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Parasitic wasps -- Asia. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Parasitic insects -- Africa. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Parasitic insects -- Asia. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Insects -- Africa. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Insects -- Asia. en_US
dc.title Revision of world species of the genus Nixonia Masner (Hymenoptera, Platygastroidea, Scelionidae) ; American Museum novitates, no. 3518 en_US
dc.title.alternative Revision of Nixonia. en_US
dc.type text en_US

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    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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