Anagrini

Anagrus epos, from the California Department of Food and Agriculture.

Belongs within: Mymaridae.

The Anagrini are a group of fairy wasps characterised by four-segmented tarsi and a truncately sessile metasoma held in place by a large thoracic muscle, the phragma (Girault 1929).

<==Anagrini G29
|–Pteratomus Packard 1866 G29, GM79 [incl. Packardiella Ashmead 1904 G29, GM79]
|–Metanthemus Girault 1928 G28
|    `–*M. aureus Girault 1928 G28
|–Parallelaptera Enock 1909 G29, GM79 [incl. Anthemiella Girault 1911 G29, GM79]
|    `–P. rex (Girault 1911) GM79
`–Anagrus Haliday 1833 GM79
|–A. armatus (Ashmead 1887) GM79 [incl. A. spiritus G29]
|    |–A. a. armatus GM79
|    |–A. a. giraulti Crawford 1913 GM79
|    `–A. a. nigriceps Girault 1915 GM79
|–A. atomus TT02
|–A. avalae TT02
|–A. epos Girault 1911 GM79
|–A. frequens N91
|–A. nigriventris Girault 1911 TT02, GM79 [=A. armatus var. nigriventris TT02]
|–A. puella Girault 1911 GM79
`–A. ustulatus TT02

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[G28] Girault, A. A. 1928. Some new hexapods stolen from authority. Privately published (reprinted in: Gordh, G., A. S. Menke, E. C. Dahms & J. C. Hall. 1979. The privately printed papers of A. A. Girault. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 28: 221–224).

[G29] Girault, A. A. 1929. North American Hymenoptera Mymaridae. Privately published (reprinted in: Gordh, G., A. S. Menke, E. C. Dahms & J. C. Hall. 1979. The privately printed papers of A. A. Girault. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 28: 233–261).

[GM79] Gordh, G., A. S. Menke, E. C. Dahms & J. C. Hall. 1979. The privately printed papers of A. A. Girault. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 28: 1–400.

[N91] Naumann, I. D. 1991. Hymenoptera (wasps, bees, ants, sawflies). In: CSIRO. The Insects of Australia: A textbook for students and research workers vol. 2 pp. 916–1000. Melbourne University Press: Carlton (Victoria).

[TT02] Triapitsyn, S. V., & D. A. J. Teulon. 2002. On the identity of Anagrus (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) egg parasitoids of Froggatt’s apple leafhopper, Edwardsiana crataegi (Douglas) (Homoptera: Cicadellidae), in Christchurch, New Zealand. New Zealand Entomologist 25: 91–92.

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