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Lissonota Gravenhorst 

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

Lissonota Gravenhorst 1829. Type species: Ichneumon setosus Geoffrey 1785 

For synonyms see Townes 1970 or Townes & Townes 1978 or Yu 1998

 

Lissonota benoiti Townes, 1973

 

Lissonota deverser Gravenhorst, 1829

 

Lissonota halidayi Holmgren, 1860

Lissonota_pectinata_HOLOTYPE

Lissonota pectinata (Benoit, 1955)

 

Lissonota spilocephala Cameron, 1906

Distribution

Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa.

Worldwide.

Biology

Endoparasitoid (koinobiont) of Lepidoptera larva in concealed situations.

References

Benoit, P.L.G. 1955. Contributions a l'étude des Ichneumonidae africains (Hymenoptera). I. Annales du Musée Royal du Congo Belge, Sciences Zoologiques 38: 1-55.  

Gravenhorst, J.L.C. 1829. Ichneumonologia Europaea. Pars III. Vratislaviae. 1097 pp.

Townes, H.K. 1970. The genera of Ichneumonidae, Part 3. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute. No.13(1969). 307pp.

Townes, H.K. and Townes, M. 1978. Ichneumon-flies of America north of Mexico: 7. Subfamily Banchinae, tribes Lissonotini and Banchini. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute. No.26. 614pp.

Yu, D.S. 1998. Interactive Catalogue of World Ichneumonidae 1998. CD-ROM. Taxapad. Vancouver, Canada.

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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