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Himertosoma rufipes (Cameron)

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

Asphragis rufipes Cameron, 1905. Holotype: in Natural History Museum, London (NHMUK). Type locality: Stellenbosch, South Africa.

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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

South Africa, Zimbabwe.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Reference

Cameron, P. 1905. On some new genera and species of Hymenoptera from Cape Colony and Transvaal. Transactions of the South African Philosophical Society 15: 195-257.

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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