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Eriborus pallipes (Brullé)

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

Campoplex pallipes Brullé, 1846. Holotype: in ?. Type locality:

Eriborus pallipes habitus




Host: unknown.


Black or black and brown species with yellow-orange legs and scape and pedicel ventrally orange; it is characterized by the strong carina-like row of hairs on ventral face of hind tarsomeres I-IV (Rousse & Villemant, 2012)


Rousse, P. 2011. Ichneumonidae of Reunion. Redescription of three species of Brullé (Insecta : Hymenoptera). Cahiers scientifiques de l'océan Indien occidental, 2, 1–6.

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 Agnièle Touret-Alby © MNHN (specimens database http://coldb.mnhn.fr).

Map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)


Citation: van Noort, S. 2022. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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