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Dusona Cameron

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

Dusona Cameron 1901. Type species: Dusona stramineipes Cameron 1901.

 

Dusona anomala (Seyrig, 1935)

 

Dusona argentopilosa (Enderlein, 1921)

 

Dusona atricolor (Szépligeti, 1908)

Dusona douraguia Rousse & Villemant, 2012
 

Dusona elegans (Szépligeti, 1908)

Dusona_erythrospila_HOLOTYPE

Dusona erythrospila (Cameron, 1906)

Dusona_fulvicornis_HOLOTYPE

Dusona fulvicornis (Cameron, 1906)

 

Dusona fuliginosa (Szépligeti, 1908)

Dusona_juventas_HOLOTYPE

Dusona juventas (Morley, 1916)

 

Dusona marmorata (Szépligeti, 1908)

 

Dusona miranda (Szépligeti, 1908)  

Dusona pauliani (Benoit, 1957)

Dusona_rufoscapus_HOLOTYPE

Dusona rufoscapus (Cameron, 1906)

Dusona_transvaalensis_HOLOTYPE

Dusona transvaalensis (Cameron, 1911)

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

Endoparasitoids of mostly lepidopteran (butterfly & moth), but also hymenopteran (Symphyta) larva.

References

Cameron, P. 1901. On a collection of Hymenoptera made in the neighbourhood of Wellington by Mr. G.V. Hudson, with descriptions of new genera and species. Transactions of the New Zealand Institute 33: 104-120

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 Museums of South Africa) or by Agničle Touret-Alby © MNHN (specimens database http://coldb.mnhn.fr).
  Next genus: Enythus

Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2018. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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