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Charops spinitarsis Cameron 

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

Charops spinitarsis Cameron, 1905. Holotype in Natural History Museum, London (NHMUK). Type locality: Stellenbosch, South Africa.


Holotype in NHMUK, London.

Charops_spinitarsis

Charops_spinitarsis

Charops_spinitarsis

Charops_spinitarsis

Charops_spinitarsis

 


Female in SANC, Pretoria


Three specimens (a female and two males) and their cocoons, all with same data labels in SANC, Pretoria.


Distribution

Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania.

Biology

Host: Aloa moloneyi (Druce) Arctiidae (Lepidoptera).

Reference

Cameron, P. 1905. On some new genera and species of Hymenoptera from Cape Colony and Transvaal. Transactions of the South African Philosophical Society 15: 195-257.

Credits

Photographs and map illustration Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

  Next genus: Chriodes

Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2019. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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