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Campoletis Förster

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

Campoletis Förster, 1869. Type species: Mesoleptus tibiator Cresson, 1864.

Limneria_africana

Campoletis cinctula (Holmgren, 1868)

Campoletis_pedunculata_HOLOTYPE

Campoletis pedunculata (Enderlein, 1914)

Campoletis_sordicincta_HOLOTYPE

Campoletis sordicincta (Morley, 1916)  

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

Koinobiont endoparasitoids of lepidopteran (butterfly & moth) and coleopteran (beetle) larvae.

References

Cameron, P. 1905. On the Hymenoptera of the Albany Museum, Grahamstown, South Africa. Records of the Albany Museum. 1(1904):161-176.

Cresson, E.T. 1864. Descriptions of North American Hymenoptera in the collection of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 3: 257-321.

Enderlein, G. 1914. Hymenoptera IV: Ichneumonidae (pp.211-233). In: Michaelsen W. "Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Land-und Süsswasserfauna Deutsch-Südwestafrikas. Band 1." Hamburg. 452 pp.

Förster, A. 1869. Synopsis der Familien und Gattungen der Ichneumonen. Verhandlungen des Naturhistorischen Vereins der Preussischen Rheinlande und Westfalens 25: 135-221.

Holmgren, A.E. 1868. Hymenoptera. Species novas descripsit. Kongliga Svenska Fregatten Eugenies Resa omkring jorden. Zoologi 6: 391-442.

Morley, C. 1916. On some South African Ichneumonidae in the collection of the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum. 15: 353-400.  

Wilkinson, D.S. 1927. On three new species of Ichneumonidae. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 17: 417-420.

Credits

Photographs and 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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