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Coccygidium Saussure

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Ichneumonoidea; Family: Braconidae; Subfamily: Agathidinae)

Coccygidium Saussure, 1892. Type species: Coccygidium luteum (Brullé, 1846).

  Coccygidium iridipenne (Cameron,1904)
Coccygidium luteum (Brullé, 1846)
  Coccygidium nigriceps (Cameron,1905)
  Coccygidium pallidum (Kriechbaumer,1894)
  Coccygidium snyderi (Ashmead,1900)
  Coccygidium sudanense (Gahan,1915)


Afrotropical, Neotropical, Oceanic, Oriental, Palaearctic regions.


Parasitoids of Lepidoptera: Noctuidae, Nolidae, Pyralidae, Tortricidae.


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Cameron, P. 1911
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Cameron, P. 1912. On the Hymenoptera from Belgian Congo in the Congo Museum, Tervueren. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique. 56:357-401.
Granger, C. 1949
. Braconides de Madagascar. Mémoires de l'Institut Scientifique de Madagascar. (A)2:1-428.

Kohl, F.F. 1906. Hymenopteren Südarabiens. 133 pp. Ichneumonidae & Braconidae in pp.118-127.
Kriechbaumer, J. 1894. Hymenoptera Ichneumonidae a medico nautico Dr. Joh. Brauns in itinere secundo ad oras Africae lecta. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift. 39:297-318.
Shenefelt, R.D. 1970. Braconidae 3. Agathidinae. Hymenopterorum Catalogus (nova editio). pars 6. pp.307-428.

van Achterberg, Cornelis. 2011. Order Hymenoptera, family Braconidae. The subfamily Agathidinae from the United Arab Emirates, with a review of the fauna of the Arabian Peninsula. Arthropod fauna of the United Arab Emirates. 4:286-352.


Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)


Citation: van Noort, S. 2020. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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