Family Gasteruptiidae

Comprised of two Australian subfamilies.

Subfamily Gasteruptiinae
Comprised of a single Australian genus.

Genus Gasteruption


Subfamily Hyptiogastrinae

Comprised of two Australian genera.

Genus Pseudofoenus


Genus Hyptiogaster

(Currently empty)


Crosskey, R. W. 1953. A revision of the genus Hyptiogaster Kieffer (Hymenoptera: Gasteruptionidae), with descriptions of two new genera and three new species. Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London 114: 347-402.

Jennings, J. T. & Austin, A. D. 1997. Revision of Aulacofoenus Kieffer (Hymenoptera: Gasteruptiidae), hyptiogastrine wasps with a restricted Gondwanic distribution. Invertebrate Taxonomy 11: 943-976.

Jennings, J. T. and Austin, A. D. 2002. Systematics and distribution of world hyptiogastrine wasps (Hymenoptera: Gasteruptiidae). Invertebrate Systematics 16: 735-811.

Naumann, I. D. 1991. Hymenoptera (wasps, bees, ants, sawflies). In: The Insects of Australia Volume II. 2nd edn. Brown Prior Anderson Pty Ltd, Burwood, Victoria.