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Parania Morley

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

Parania Morley 1913. Type species: Parania nototrachoides Morley 1913.


Parania prima Gauld, 1980


Parania secunda Gauld, 1980


Parania tricolor (Szépligeti, 1906)


Endoparasitoids of moth (Lepidoptera) caterpillars.



Gauld, I.D. 1980. A synopsis of the Anomaloninae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) of sub-Saharan Africa with special reference to species of potential economic importance. Bulletin of Entomological Research 70(1): 33-41.

Morley, C. 1913. A revision of the Ichneumonidae based on the collection in the British Museum (Natural History) with descriptions of new genera and species. Part II. Tribes Rhyssides, Echthromorphides, Anomalides and Paniscides. London, British Museum. 140pp.

Szépligeti, G. 1906. Neue exotische Ichneumoniden aus der Sammlung des Ungarischen National Museums. Annales Musei Nationalis Hungarici 4: 119-156.


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Next genus: Pseudanomalon

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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