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Encardia Tosquinet

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

Encardia Tosquinet, 1896. Type species: Encardia picta Tosquinet, 1896.


Encardia picta Tosquinet, 1896


Encardia rufantennata Benoit, 1953


Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Niger, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe.


Parasitoids of Emperor moth larvae (Saturniidae).


Benoit, P.L.G. 1953. Notes Ichneumonologiques Africaines (III). Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 47: 145-152.

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.

Tosquinet, J. 1896. Contributions à la faune entomologique de l'Afrique. Ichneumonides. Mémoires de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 5: 1-430.

Tosquinet, J. 1903. Ichneumonides nouveaux. (Travail posthume). Mémoires de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 10: 1-403.


Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

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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