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Xanthocampoplex Morley

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

Xanthocampoplex Morley 1913. Type species: Xanthocampoplex orientalis Morley 1913.

Xanthocampoplex huberti Rousse & Villemant, 2012

Xanthocampoplex_oneili_HOLOTYPE

Xanthocampoplex oneili (Cameron, 1905)

 

Xanthocampoplex orientalis Morley, 1913

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

Parasitoids of moth caterpillars in the families Gracillariidae and Pyralidae (Lepidoptera).

References

Morley, C. 1913. The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma, Hymenoptera, Vol.3. Ichneumonidae. London, British Museum. 531pp.

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.

Credits

Photographs by Agničle Touret-Alby © MNHN (specimens database http://coldb.mnhn.fr).
  Next genus: Belesica (Cremastinae).


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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