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Anomalon Panzer

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

Anomalon Panzer, 1804. Type species: Anomalon cruentatus Panzer, 1804.


Anomalon flavomaculatum (Cameron, 1904)

Anomalon_nirvanum_HOLOTYPE Anomalon nirvanum (Morley, 1926)


Anomalon punctatulum Seyrig, 1935

Anomalon_ruficeps_HOLOTYPE Anomalon rufipes (Cameron, 1906)

Anomalon tisisthenes (Morley, 1926)


Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe. Also all other regions in the world.


Parasitoids of beetle (Coleoptera) and moth (Lepidoptera) larvae.


Cameron, P. 1904. On the Hymenoptera of the Albany Museum, Grahamstown, South Africa.  Record of the Albany Museum 1:161-176.

Cameron, P. 1906. Descriptions of new species of parasitic Hymenoptera chiefly in the collection of the South African Museum, Cape Town. Annals of the South African Museum. 5:17-186.

Morley, C. 1926. On some South African Ichneumonidae in the collection of the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum. 23:435-481.

Panzer, G.W.F. 1804. Faunae Insectorum Germanicae. Heft 92,94,95.

Seyrig, A. 1935. Mission scientifique de l'Omo. Tome III. Fascicule 18. Hymenoptera, II. Ichneumonidae: Cryptinae, Pimplinae, Tryphoninae et Ophioninae. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris (MNHN) 4: 1-100.


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Citation: van Noort, S. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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