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Apophua_schoutedeni_HOLOTYPE

Apophua Morley

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

Apophua Morley, 1913. Type species: Apophua carinata Morley, 1913.

 

Apophua bredoi (Benoit, 1953)

Apophua cornea (Seyrig, 1932)

 

Apophua hispida (Benoit, 1953)

Apophua_leucotretae_HOLOTYPE

Apophua leucotretae (Wilkinson, 1931)

Apophua micacea (Seyrig, 1932)

  Apophua micaceamima (Benoit, 1959)
Apophua_parasitica_HOLOTYPE

Apophua parasitica (Benoit, 1953)

Apophua sanguinea (Seyrig, 1932)

Apophua_schoutedeni_HOLOTYPE

Apophua schoutedeni (Benoit, 1953)

 

Apophua semicarinata (Benoit, 1953)

 

Apophua suzannae (Benoit, 1953)

 

Apophua temporalis (Benoit, 1953)

Apophua testacea (Seyrig, 1932)

Apophua species

Distribution

Democratic Republic of Congo, Madagascar, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe.

Also Australasian, Nearctic, Oriental and Palaearctic regions.

Biology

Endoparasitoids of beetle (Coleoptera) and moth (Lepidoptera) larva.

References

Benoit, P.L.G. 1953. Nouveaux Glyptini du Congo belge (Ichneum. - Banchinae). Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 47: 249-257. Benoit, P.L.G.. 1953. Nouveaux Ichneumonidae du Congo belge. Lambillionea 53(9-10): 76-78.

Benoit, P.L.G. 1959. Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae (Banchinae, Bassinae, Pimplinae et Tryphoninae). South African Animal Life 6: 441-482.

Morley, C. 1913. The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma, Hymenoptera, Vol.3. Ichneumonidae. London, British Museum. 531pp.

Seyrig, A. 1932. Les Ichneumonides de Madagascar. I Ichneumonidae Pimplinae. Mémoires de l'Académie Malgache. Fascicule 11. 183pp.

Seyrig, A. 1934. Les Ichneumonides de Madagascar. II. Ichneumonidae Tryphoninae et supplément aux I. Pimplinae. Mémoires de l'Académie Malgache, Tananarive 19: 1-111.

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa), or photographs © Muséum national d'Historie naturelle, Paris (MNHN).

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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