The Australian endemic woodwasp genus Austrocyrta Riek (Hymenoptera: Xiphydriidae)

  • Authors: Jennings, J.T.; Austin, A.D.; Schiff, N.M.
  • Publication Year: 2009
  • Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
  • Source: Australian Journal of Entomology 48: 29–35.


The Australian xiphydriid woodwasp genus, previously known only from a single species, A. australiensis Riek, is revised. A second distinctive species from Carnarvon National Park in southcentral Queensland, A. fasciculata Jennings & Austin, sp. nov., is described, and a key to separate the males of the two species is provided.

  • Citation: Jennings, J.T., A.D. Austin and N. M. Schiff. 2009. The Australian endemic woodwasp genus Austrocyrta Riek (Hymenoptera: Xiphydriidae). Australian Journal of Entomology 48: 29–35.
  • Keywords: Derecyrtinae, Symphyta, taxonomy, Xiphydrioidea.
  • Posted Date: October 15, 2009
  • Modified Date: March 11, 2011
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