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of the Afrotropical region

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


Ecnomius Mason, 1979


Unknown, attracted to light (Yu et al., 2012).


Afrotropical, Indo-Australasian, Palaearctic regions.


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