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Hyposoter Förster

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

Hyposoter Förster 1869. Type species: Limnerium parorgyiae Viereck 1910.

 

Hyposoter albipes (Hedwig, 1957)

  Hyposoter croccatus (Seyrig, 1935)  

 

Hyposoter obliquus (Seyrig, 1935)

Hyposoter reunionis Benoit, 1957
Hyposoter species

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

Koinobiont endoparasitoids of mostly Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths), but also beetle and wasp larvae.

References

Benoit, P.L.G. 1957. Les Ichneumonidae des Iles Mascareignes. Mémoires de l'Institut Scientifique de Madagascar 8: 307-316.

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.

Förster, A. 1869. Synopsis der Familien und Gattungen der Ichneumonen. Verhandlungen des Naturhistorischen Vereins der Preussischen Rheinlande und Westfalens 25: 135-221.  

Viereck, H.L. 1910. Descriptions of new species of Ichneumon flies. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 38: 379-384.

Credits

Photographs by Agničle Touret-Alby © MNHN (specimens database http://coldb.mnhn.fr) or photographs © 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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