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Agrypon Förster

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

Agrypon Förster 1860. Type species: Agrypon flaveolatum Gravenhorst 1807.

Agrypon_hancocki_HOLOTYPE

Agrypon hancocki Gauld, 1978

Agrypon_leucostomum_LECTOTYPE

Agrypon leucostomum (Cameron, 1912)

 

Agrypon omum Gauld, 1978

Agrypon_seyrigi_PARATYPE

Agrypon seyrigi Gauld, 1978

 

Agrypon spilonotum (Cameron, 1906)

 

Agrypon signatum Szépligeti, 1908

 

Agrypon tibiale Kriechbaumer, 1894

 

Agrypon zebrinum Gauld, 1978

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology 

Endoparasitoids of mostly moth (Lepidoptera) caterpillars, but also wasp (Hymenoptera) and fly (Diptera) larvae. 

References

Förster, A. 1860. Die zweite Centurie neuer Hymenopteren. Verhandlungen des Naturhistorischen Vereins der Preussischen Rheinlande und Westfalens 17: 147-153.

 

Gravenhorst, J.L.C. 1807. Vergleichende Übersicht des Linneischen und einiger neurern zoologischen Systeme, nebst dem eingeschalteten Verzeichnisse der zoologischen Sammlung des Verfasser und den Beschreibungen neuer Thierarten, die in derselben vorhanden sind. Göttingen. 476 pp.

Credits

Web editing: Aisha Mayekiso

 

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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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