Mateucharis

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There are three species in this genus which are Parasitoids of ants.

List of Mateucharis and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Mateucharis glabra Boucek & Watsham, 1982 ants Kenya, Zimbabwe, South Africa, Tanzania
Mateucharis rugulosa Heraty, 2002 ants Tanzania, Zimbabwe
Mateucharis watshami Heraty, 2002 ants Zaire

REFERENCES

  • Ashmead, W.H. Notes on the eucharids found in the United States. JOURBOOK: Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington VOLUME: 2 PAGES: 354-358. (1892
  • Boucek, Z.; Watsham, A. Description of a new eucharitid wasp (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) from southern Africa. JOURBOOK: Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa VOLUME: 45 PAGES: 155-157. (1982).
  • De Santis, L. Chalcidoidea. JOURBOOK: Biodiversidad de artropodos argentinos: una perspectiva biotaxonomica PAGES: 408-426. (1998).
  • Heraty, J.M. A revision of the genera of Eucharitidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) of the World. JOURBOOK: Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute VOLUME: 68 PAGES: 367pp. (2002).
  • Heraty JM, Mbanyana N, Noort SV (2020) A new species of Eucharissa Westwood (Eucharitidae) from South Africa, with an evaluation of the importance of pupae for assessing relationships in these ant parasitoids. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 79: 43–55. https://doi.org/10.3897/jhr.79.56042
  • Kieffer, J.J. Neue Eucharinae und Chalcidinae. JOURBOOK: Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift VOLUME: 49 PAGES: 240-265. (1905).
  • Risbec, J. 1958. Chalcidoïdes nouveaux d'Afrique du Sud. Occasional Papers of the National Museum of Southern Rhodesia No 22(B):147-162.
  • Westwood, J.O. 1868. Descriptions of new genera and species of Chalcididae. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of London 1868:xxxvii
  • Westwood, J.O. Thesaurus entomologicus Oxoniensis; or, illustrations of new, rare, and interesting insects, PAGES: xxiv+205pp, 40 plates. (1874).