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Enytus Cameron

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

Enytus Cameron 1905. Type species: Enytus maculipes Cameron 1905.


Enytus apostata (Gravenhorst, 1829)


Enytus arabicus (Horstmann, 1981)
Enytus huet Rousse & Villemant, 2012


Afrotropical, Holarctic, Indo-Australian regions.


Endoparasitoids of mostly Lepidoptera, but also beetle and wasp larvae.


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.

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

Horstmann, K. 1981. Insects of Saudi Arabia. Hymenoptera: Fam. Ichneumonidae. Fauna of Saudi Arabia 3: 425-434.

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.


Photographs 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. 2024. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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