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Atropha_quadriannulata_holotype

Atropha quandriannulata Kriechbaumer

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

Atropha 4-annulata Kriechbaumer, 1894. Holotype in Ditsong Musuem (=Transvaal Museum), Pretoria (TMSA). Type locality: Durban, Kwazulu-Natal.

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Distribution

South Africa.

Biology

Hosts: Characoma sp. (Sarrothripinae), Earias biplaga (Eariadinae).

Reference

Kriechbaumer, J. 1894. Hymenoptera Ichneumonidae a medico nautico Dr. Joh. Brauns in itinere secundo ad oras Africae lecta. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 39: 297-318.

Credits

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

Map illustration Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

 

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Citation: van Noort, S. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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