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Phorotrophus perplexus Benoit

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

Phorotrophus perplexus Benoit, 1952. Holotype: in Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (MRAC). Type locality: Wamba, Democratic Republic of Congo.


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Phorotrophus_perplexus_HOLOTYPE Photographed in  2003 with Nikon FE2 SLR, 105 mm macro lens and 35 mm slide film.

Distribution

Distribution maps/Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Benoit, P.L.G. 1952. Révision des espèces continentales du genre Phorotrophus Saussure (Ichneum. - Pimplinae). Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 45: 330-352.

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 or Simon van Noort © 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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