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Himertosoma rutshuruense (Benoit)

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

Asphragis rutshuruense Benoit 1955. Holotype in Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (RMCA). Type locality: Rutshuru

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Female Holotype (RMCA). 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

Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Reference

Benoit, P.L.G. 1955. Annales du Musée Royal du Congo Belge, Sciences Zoologiques 36: 333-345.

Credits

HOLOTYPE Asphragis rutshuruense Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko) © Africa Museum, Tervuren.

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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