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Sinophorus Förster

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

Sinophorus Förster, 1869. Type species: Limneria canarsiae Ashmead, 1898.

  Sinophorus xanthostomus (Gravenhorst, 1829)

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

Hosts: Koinobiont endoparasitoid of butterfly & moth (Lepidoptera) & wasp (Symphyta, Hymenoptera) larva.

References

Ashmead, W.H. 1898. Descriptions of five new Hymenopterous parasites on Canarsia hammondi (Riley). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 4: 124-131.

 

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

Credits

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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