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Phorotrophus tricolor (Seyrig)

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

Dischizella tricolor Seyrig, 1934. Holotype: in Muséum National d'Historie Naturelle, Paris (MNHN). Type locality: Rogez, Madagascar.

Type of Dischizella Seyrig 1934 (junior synonym of Phorotrophus). 

 

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

Distribution

 

Distribution maps/Madagascar

Madagascar.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

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.

Seyrig, A. 1934. Les Ichneumonides de Madagascar. II Ichneumonidae Tryphoninae et Supplement aux I. Pimplinae. Mémoires de l'Académie Malgache 19: 1-111.

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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