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Charops Holmgren

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

Charops Holmgren, 1859. Type species: Campoplex decipiens Gravenhorst 1829 = Charops cantator De Geer, 1778.

 

Charops armatus Seyrig, 1935

 

Charops ater Szépligeti, 1908

Charops_breviceps_HOLOTYPE

Charops breviceps Kriechbaumer, 1884

Charops_brevipennis_HOLOTYPE

Charops brevipennis (Cameron, 1906)

  Charops cantator DeGeer, 1778

Charops_cariniceps_HOLOTYPE

Charops cariniceps Cameron, 1906

 

Charops diversipes Roman, 1910

 

Charops flavipes (Brullé, 1846)

 

Charops fuliginosus Szépligeti, 1908

 

Charops obscurior Roman, 1910

Charops spinitarsis Cameron, 1905

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

Endoparasitoids of Lepidoptera larva: Erebridae, Geometridae, Lymantriidae, Hesperiidae, and Noctuidae (Yu et al., 2012).

Reference

Armstrong AJ, Louw SL, Staude HS, Terblanche RF, Edge DA, van Noort S. 2020. Observations on parasitoid interaction with Zerenopsis lepida (Walker, 1854) (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Ennominae: Diptychini) at Entumeni Nature Reserve, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. Metamorphosis 31: 49–52.

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.

Cameron, P. 1906. Descriptions of new species of parasitic Hymenoptera chiefly in the collection of the South African Museum, Cape Town. Annals of the South African Museum 5: 17-186.

DeGeer, C. 1778. Memoires pour servir a l'histoire des insects. Tome Septieme. Stockholm. P. Hesselberg. 950 pp. (Ichneumon in 594-596)

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

Holmgren, A.E. 1859. Conspectus generum Ophionidum Sueciae. Öfversigt af Kongliga Vetenskaps-Akademiens Förhandlingar 15(1858): 321-330.

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

Risbec, J. 1960. Les parasites des insectes d'importance en Afrique tropicale et ŕ Madagascar. Agronomie Tropicale 15: 624–656.

Roman, A. 1910. Notizen zur Schlupfwespensammlung des schwedischen Reichsmuseums. Entomologisk Tidskrift 31: 109-196.

Seyrig, A. 1935. Mission scientifique de l'Omo. Tome III. Fascicule 18. Hymenoptera, II. Ichneumonidae: Cryptinae, Pimplinae, Tryphoninae et Ophioninae. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris (MNHN). 4: 1-100.

Szépligeti, G. 1908. Hymenoptera: Braconidae & Ichneumonidae. In: Sjostedts Y. "Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Schwedischen Zoologischen Expedition nach dem Kilimandjaro, dem Meru und den umgebenden Massaisteppen". pp 25-96.

Yu, D.S., van Achterberg, K. & Horstmann, K. 2012. World Ichneumonoidea 2011. Taxonomy, Biology, Morphology and Distribution. CD/DVD. Taxapad, Vancouver, Canada.

Credits

Photographs and 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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