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Spilopimpla rufithorax Cameron

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

Spilopimpla rufithorax Cameron, 1904. Holotype in the Natural History Museum, London (NHMUK). Type locality: Dunbrody, 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.


South Africa.


Host: unknown.


Cameron, P. 1904. Description of a new genus of Pimplinae from South Africa. (Hym.) Zeitschrift für Systematische Hymenopterologie und Dipterologie 4: 143-144.


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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