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Brachycyrtus lucchii Di Giovanni & Varga

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

Brachycyrtus lucchii Di Giovanni & Varga, 2021. Holotype in Natural History Museum London (NHMUK). Type locality: Salisbury, Chishawasha, Zimbabwe.


Photographs Filippo di Giovanni (University of Pisa).


Distribution

Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Reference

Di Giovanni F & Varga O. 2021. First record of the subfamily Brachycyrtinae (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) from continental Africa, with description of three new species. Zootaxa 4985(2): 203218. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4985.2.4

Credits

Photographs Filippo di Giovanni (University of Pisa).

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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