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Meloboris Holmgren

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

Meloboris Holmgren, 1859. Type species: Meloboris gracilis Holmgren, 1859.

 

Meloboris collector (Thunberg, 1822)

Meloboris helminda (Holmgren, 1868)

Distribution

Worldwide,

Biology

Host: Endoparasitoids of mostly butterfly and moth (Lepidoptera), but also beetle (Coleoptera), larvae.

Reference

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

Holmgren, A.E. 1868. Hymenoptera. Species novas descripsit. Kongliga Svenska Fregatten Eugenies Resa omkring jorden. Zoologi. 6:391-442.

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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