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Trichomma_albicoxum_LECTOTYPE

Trichomma Wesmael

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

Trichomma Wesmael 1849. Type species: Trichomma fulvidens Wesmael 1849.

Trichomma_albicoxum_LECTOTYPE

Trichomma albicoxum Morley, 1913

Distribution

Old world: Afrotropical, Palaearctic, Oriental and Australasian regions. Introduced into the New World: Nearctic region.

Biology

Endoparasitoids of moths (Lepidoptera) in the families: Geometridae, Gracillariidae, Lymantriidae, Nolidae, Noctuidae, Oecophoridae, Psychidae, Pyralidae, Tortricidae.

Reference

Wesmael, C. 1849. Revue des Anomalons de Belgique. Bulletin de l'Académie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et des Beaux-Arts de Belgique 16: 115-139.

Credits

Photographs 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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