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Charops breviceps Kriechbaumer 

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

Charops breviceps Kriechbaumer 1884 (in Magretti 1884). Holotype: in Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Genoa. Type locality: Metemma (Ethiopia).

Distribution

Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan.

Biology

Host: Lepidoptera on cotton.

Reference

Magretti, P. 1884. Roccolte imenotterologiche nell'Africa orientale. Bollettino della Societa Entomologica Italiana 15: 241-253.

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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