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Tetractenion Seyrig

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

Tectractenion Seyrig, 1932. Type species: Tetractenion acaule Seyrig, 1932.  

Tetractenion acaule Seyrig, 1932

Tetractenion ibayaensis Reynolds Berry & van Noort, 2020

Tetractenion luteum Seyrig, 1935  

Tetractenion pascali Reynolds Berry & van Noort, 2020

Tetractenion pseudolutea Reynolds Berry & van Noort, 2020

Tetractenion rosei Reynolds Berry & van Noort, 2020

Distribution

Angola, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Madagascar, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Reynolds Berry T, van Noort S. 2020. Revision of the endemic Afrotropical genus Tetractenion (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) with an identification key to genera of Banchinae for the region. ZooKeys 1007: 49-84. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.1007.55543

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

Credits

Photographs © RECOLNAT (ANR-11-INBS-0004) - Christophe Hervé - 2014.  http://coldb.mnhn.fr/catalognumber/mnhn/ey/ey9333

http://coldb.mnhn.fr/catalognumber/mnhn/ey/ey9334

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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