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Barylypa_xanthomelas_HOLOTYPE

Barylypa Förster

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

Barylypa Förster 1869. Type species: Anomalon genalis Thomson 1892.

Barylypa_bipartita_HOLOTYPE

Barylypa bipartita Morley, 1913

Barylypa_xanthomelas_HOLOTYPE

Barylypa xanthomelas (Brullé, 1846)

Distribution

 

South Africa. Also Nearctic, Neotropical, Palaearctic, and Oriental regions.

Biology

Endoparasitoids of moth (Lepidoptera) caterpillars in the families: Arctiidae, Lasiocampidae, Lymantriidae, Noctuidae, Notodontidae, Psychidae, Sphingidae, Thaumetopoeidae & Zygaenidae.

References

Förster, A. 1869. Synopsis der Familien und Gattungen der Ichneumonen. Verhandlungen des Naturhistorischen Vereins der Preussischen Rheinlande und Westfalens 25: 135-221.  

Thomson, C.G. 1892. XLV. Bidrag till kännedomen om slägtet Anomalon (Grav.). Opuscula Entomologica Lund. XVI: 1752-1772.

Credits

Photographs and map illustration © Simon van Noort (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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