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Campoplex Gravenhorst

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

Campoplex Gravenhorst 1829. Type species: Ichneumon difformis Gmelin 1790.

Campoplex_costulatus_HOLOTYPE

Campoplex costulatus (Morley, 1916)

Campoplex techer Rousse & Villemant, 2012 (Reunion)

 

Campoplex phthorimaeae (Cushman, 1915)

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

Koinobiont endoparasitoids of lepidopteran (butterfly & moths), hymenopteran (wasp) and coleopteran (beetle) larva.

Reference

Gravenhorst, J.L.C. 1829. Ichneumonologia Europaea. Pars III. Vratislaviae. 1097 pp.

Rousse, P. & Villemant, C. 2012. Ichneumons in Reunion Island: a catalogue of the local Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera) species, including 15 new taxa and a key to species. Zootaxa 3278: 1–57.

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko) or by Agničle Touret-Alby © MNHN (specimens database http://coldb.mnhn.fr).
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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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