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Classification

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_thouvenoti_LECTOTYPE

Phorotrophus Saussure, 1892

Biology

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

Distribution

Worldwide, but not yet recorded from South America.

References

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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