Species

Rhopalosoma obliquum Townes, 1977

Rhopalosoma obliquum Townes, 1977:18 (key), 24, ♂. Holotype ♂, 12 miles south of Valle Nacional, 3,000 ft., Mexico, May 17, 1971 (Townes, leg. Henry Howden). - Guidotti, 1999Guidotti, A.E. 1999. Systematics of little known parasitic wasps of the family Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera: Vespoidea). Dissertation , . Canada. (distribution); Coronado Blanco & Ruíz Cancino, 2002Coronado Blanco, J.M. & E. Ruíz Cancino 2002. Registro de Rhopalosoma simile Brues (Hymenoptera: Rhopalosomatidae) para el estado de Tamaulipas, México. Acta Zoológica Mexicana (nueva serie) 86:243-244. (distribution); Lohrmann et al., 2019Lohrmann, V., M. Ohl, P. Michalik, J.P. Pitts, L. Jeanneau & V. Perrichot 2019. Notes on rhopalosomatid wasps of Dominican and Mexican amber (Hymenoptera: Rhopalosomatidae) with a description of the first fossil species of Rhopalosoma Cresson, 1865. Fossil Record 22:31-44. (in list of studied reference material, in note on Rhopalosoma in Mexican amber).

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Area distribution map

map of Rhopalosoma obliquum     Townes, 1977

Distribution

MEXMexico
(Townes, 1977; Guidotti, 1999)
MEX-OaxMexico - Oaxaca
(Coronado Blanco & Ruíz Cancino, 2002)

Literature

  • Coronado Blanco, J.M. & E. Ruíz Cancino 2002. Registro de Rhopalosoma simile Brues (Hymenoptera: Rhopalosomatidae) para el estado de Tamaulipas, México. Acta Zoológica Mexicana (nueva serie) 86:243-244.
  • Guidotti, A.E. 1999. Systematics of little known parasitic wasps of the family Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera: Vespoidea). Dissertation , . Canada.
  • Lohrmann, V., M. Ohl, P. Michalik, J.P. Pitts, L. Jeanneau & V. Perrichot 2019. Notes on rhopalosomatid wasps of Dominican and Mexican amber (Hymenoptera: Rhopalosomatidae) with a description of the first fossil species of Rhopalosoma Cresson, 1865. Fossil Record 22:31-44.
  • Townes, H.K. 1977. A revision of the Rhopalosomatidae (Hymenoptera). Contributions of the American Entomological Institute 15 (1):1-34.