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Phorotrophus capensis (Holmgren)

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Ichneumonoidea; Family: Ichneumonidae; Subfamily: Acaenitinae; Genus: Phorotrophus)

Acaenites capensis Holmgren, 1868. Holotype: in Naturhistorika Riksmuseet, Stockholm. Type locality

Phorotrophus trimaculatus (Tosquinet, 1896) (synonymy by Maquart et al. 2014).

Distribution

 

Distribution maps/South Africa

South Africa.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Holmgren, A.E. 1868. Hymenoptera. Species novas descripsit. Kongliga Svenska Fregatten Eugenies Resa omkring jorden. Zoologi 6: 391-442.

Maquart, P.O., Rousse, P. & van Noort, S. 2014.  Revision of the Afrotropical genus Phorotrophus Saussure, 1892 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Acaenitinae), with description of eight new species. African Natural History 10: 57-117.

Credits

Photographs by Pascal Rousse  Iziko Museums of South Africa.

 

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Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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