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Phorotrophus trilobus Saussure

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

Phorotrophus trilobus Saussure, 1892. Holotype: in Muséum National d'Historie Naturelle, Paris (MNHN). Type locality: Madagascar.

Phaenolobus lunulatus Seyrig, 1932 (juniour synonym).


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Phorotrophus_trilobus_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.

Saussure, H. de. 1892. Hymenopteres. In: Grandidier A. "Histoire physique naturelle et politique de Madagascar. 20." Paris. 590 pp.

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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