Zulucharis

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

List of Zulucharis and their Host Ants
Genus and species Author and Year Ant Host Distribution Notes
Zulucharis apharis Heraty, 2002 ants South Africa
Zulucharis campbelli Heraty, 2002 Camponotus South Africa
Zulucharis naegela Heraty, 2002 ants South Africa
Zulucharis nodosa Heraty, 2002 ants South Africa
Zulucharis pilosa Heraty, 2002 ants South Africa
Zulucharis prinslooi Heraty, 2002 ants Namibia, South Africa
Zulucharis teretis Heraty, 2002 ants South Africa

REFERENCES

  • 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
  • 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).