The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Scolebythus madecassus Evans, 1963:9



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1963 or before

Rediscovered in February, 1977















Original scientific description:

Evans, Howard E. (1963). A new family of wasps. Psyche 70(1): 7-16.


Other references:

Day, M. C. (1977). A new genus of Plumariidae from southern Africa, with notes on Scolebythidae (Hymenoptera: Chrysidoidea). Cimbebasia, Windhoek, Namibia (A) 4: 171-177.

Evans, Howard E., Kugler, Charles and Brown, William L. Jr. (1979). Rediscovery of [i]Scolebythus madecassus[/i], With a Description of the Male and of the Female Sting Apparatus (Hymenoptera: Scolebythidae). Psyche 86(1): 45-51.

Kugler, C. (1978). A comparative study of the myrmicine sting apparatus (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 20: 413-548.

Nagy, C. G. (1975). A new genus of Scolebythidae (Hymenoptera) from South Africa and Australia. J. Ent. Soc. S. Africa 38: 75-78.


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