van Noort, S. (Simon)

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van Noort, S. (Simon)

Mini-Biography
Simon van Noort is Curator of Entomology at the South African Museum (Iziko Museums of Cape Town). He obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in 1988 and his PhD degree on the systematics and phylogeny of sycoecine fig wasps from Rhodes University in 1992. Since then he has been employed by Iziko South African Museum. Simon's research focuses on the systematics, molecular phylogenetics and biology of fig wasps (www.figweb.org species richness and bioinformatics of Hymenoptera (www.waspweb.org and the diversity and biology of terrestrial invertebrates. He is an avid collector and has participated in a number of expeditions in Africa including trips to Mkomazi Game Reserve (Tanzania), Brandberg Massif (Namibia), WWF expeditions to Monts Doudou (Gabon) and Dzangha-Sangha (Central African Republic), Kibale Forest (Uganda) and numerous excursions within Southern Africa including field work in Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique and South Africa.
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Publications
15
Records Collected
6427
# of Collecting Events
906
Title Author Publication Year PDF File
Revision of the Afrotropical Mayrellinae (Cynipoidea, Liopteridae), with the first record of Paramblynotus from Madagascar. 2013-03-01
New species of the plesiomorphic genus Nixonia Masner (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea, Platygastridae) from South Africa. 2009-09-01
Review of Afrotropical Figitinae (Figitidae, Cynipoidea, Hymenoptera) with the first records of Neralsia and Lonchidia for the region. 2014-11-01
Afrotropical Cynipoidea (Hymenoptera). 2015-04-01
Biology of Rhoophilus loewi (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea: Cynipidae), with implications for the evolution of inquilinism in gall wasps. 2007-03-01
Systematics and biology of the aberrant intertidal parasitoid wasp Echthrodesis lamorali Masner (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae s.l.): a parasitoid of spider eggs. 2014-03-01
Revision of the Afrotropical Oberthuerellinae (Cynipoidea, Liopteridae). 2012-06-01
A world revision of the Pycnostigminae (Cynipoidea: Figitidae) with descriptions of seven new species. 2007-03-01
A revision of Anacharoides Cameron, 1904 (Hymenoptera, Figitidae) with a description of a new species. 2009-04-01
Revision of the Afrotropical genus Pulchrisolia Szabó (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae, Sceliotrachelinae). 2019-12-01
Revision of Afrotropical Dyscritobaeus Perkins, 1910 (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) 2016-06-01
Revision of world species of the genus Oreiscelio Kieffer (Hymenoptera, Platygastroidea, Platygastridae). 2009-08-01
Distributional range of the South African maritime spider-egg parasitoid wasp, Echthrodesis lamorali (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae: Scelioninae). 2014-12-01
Revision of world species of the genus Heptascelio Kieffer (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea, Platygastridae). 2008-05-01
Monograph of the Afrotropical species of Scelio Latreille (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae), egg parasitoids of acridid grasshoppers (Orthoptera, Acrididae). 2014-02-01