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Spilopimpla Cameron

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

Spilopimpla Cameron, 1904. Type species: Spilopimpla rufithorax Cameron, 1904.

Afronyx Benoit, 1953. Type species: Afronyx spinata Benoit, 1953. Synonymy by Townes (1970).

 

Spilopimpla alluaudi (Seyrig, 1935)

 

Spilopimpla annulicornis (Benoit, 1955)

 

Spilopimpla antennalis (Seyrig, 1935)

 

Spilopimpla arambourgi (Seyrig, 1935)

 

Spilopimpla bara (Seyrig, 1932)

 

Spilopimpla bicolor (Szépligeti, 1908)

 

Spilopimpla chappuisi (Seyrig, 1935)

 

Spilopimpla concolor (Szépligeti, 1908)

 

Spilopimpla facialis (Seyrig, 1935)

 

Spilopimpla flaviceps (Cameron, 1906)

 

Spilopimpla grabensis (Benoit, 1955)

 

Spilopimpla impura (Seyrig, 1932)

 

Spilopimpla jeanneli (Seyrig 1935)

Spilopimpla_leleupi

Spilopimpla leleupi (Benoit, 1955)

 

Spilopimpla mayumbensis (Benoit, 1955)

 

Spilopimpla rubricosa (Morley, 1917)

Spilopimpla_rufithorax_HOLOTYPE

Spilopimpla rufithorax Cameron, 1904

 

Spilopimpla seynaevei (Benoit, 1955)

Spilopimpla_spinata

Spilopimpla spinata (Benoit, 1953)

Distribution

Restricted to Afrotropical region: Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Madagascar, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Benoit, P.L.G. 1953. Notes Ichneumonologiques Africaines IV. Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 47: 153-159.

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.

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

Seyrig, A. 1932. Les Ichneumonides de Madagascar. I Ichneumonidae Pimplinae. Mémoires de l'Académie Malgache. Fascicule 11. 183pp.

Seyrig, A. 1935. Mission scientifique de l'Omo. Tome III. Fascicule 18. Hymenoptera, II. Ichneumonidae: Cryptinae, Pimplinae, Tryphoninae et Ophioninae. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris 4: 1-100.

Szépligeti, G. 1908. Hymenoptera: Braconidae & Ichneumonidae. In: Sjostedts Y. Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Schwedischen Zoologischen Expedition nach dem Kilimandjaro, dem Meru und den umgebenden Massaisteppen. pp 25-96.

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

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

Map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

 

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