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Acaenitinae

of the Afrotropical Region

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

Acaenitinae Morley, 1908. Type genus: Acaenitus Latreille, 1809.

Dimophonyx_chauvini_HOLOTYPE

Dimorphonyx Seyrig, 1932

Hieroceryx_glomiger_HOLOTYPE

Hieroceryx Tosquinet, 1896

Ishigakia Uchida, 1928

Notaulites_filicornis_HOLOTYPE

Notaulites Seyrig, 1932

Paracollyria_dapsilis_HOLOTYPE

Paracollyria Cameron, 1906

Phorotrophus Saussure, 1892

Biology

Endoparasitoids (koinobiont) of mostly wood-boring beetle (Coleoptera) larvae, but also moth (Lepidoptera) and wasp (Hymenoptera) larvae.

Distribution

Worldwide.

References

Castillo C, Sääksjärvi IE, Bennett AMR, & Broad GR. 2011. First record of Acaenitinae (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) from South America with description of a new species and a key to the world species of Arotes Gravenhorst. Zookeys 137: 77-88. http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.137.1788

Morley, C. 1908. Ichneumonologia Britannica, iii. The Ichneumons of Great Britain. Pimplinae. London. 328pp.

Fitton, M.G. and Gauld, I.D. 1976. The family-group names of the Ichneumonidae (excluding Ichneumoninae) (Hymenoptera). Systematic Entomology 1: 247-258.

Yu D.S., van Achterberg, K., Horstmann, K. 2011. World Ichneumonoidea 2011. Taxonomy, biology, morphology and distribution. Available from Vancouver, Canada: Taxapad. www.taxapad.com

Acaenitinae; Anomaloninae; Banchinae; Brachycyrtinae; Sisyrostolinae; Campopleginae; Cremastinae; Cryptinae; Ctenopelmatinae; Diplazontinae; Eucerotinae; Ichneumoninae; Lycorininae; Mesochorinae; Metopiinae; Ophioninae; Orthocentrinae; Pimplinae; Rhyssinae; Tersilochinae; Tryphoninae; Xoridinae


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