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Apophua leucotretae (Wilkinson)

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

Glypta leucotretae Wilkinson, 1931. Holotype in Natural History Museum, London (NHMUK). Type locality: Mazoe, Zimbabwe.

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Female Holotype (NHMUK). Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa), taken with a hand-held Nikon FE2, 35 mm slide film and 105 mm macro lens in 2003.


Distribution

Zimbabwe.

Biology

Host: Cryptophlebia leucotreta False Codling moth (Tortricidae).

Reference

Wilkinson, D.S. 1931. Four new species of Ichneumonoidea. Bulletin of Entomological Research 22(3):393-397.

Credits

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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