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Himertosoma_stramineum_HOLOTYPE

Himertosoma stramineum (Morley)

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

Asphragis straminea Morley, 1926. Holotype in Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town (SAMC). Type locality: South Africa.

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Himertosoma_stramineum_HOLOTYPE  

Distribution

South Africa.

Biology

Host: Cydia pomonella (Tortricidae).

Reference

Morley, C. 1926. On some South African Ichneumonidae in the collection of the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum. 23:435-481.

Credits

Photographs by Aisha Mayekiso 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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