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Eurygenys bilbo Rousse, Villemant & Seyrig

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

Eurygenys bilbo Rousse, Villemant & Seyrig, 2011. Holotype: in Muséum National d'Historie Naturelle, Paris (MNHN). Type locality: Madagascar, Rogez, Forêt côte Est.

Eurygenys bilbo habitus
Eurygenys bilbo face Eurygenys bilbo propodeum

Distribution

Madagascar.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Diagnosis

Eurygenys bilbo is a small testaceous species with darker mesosoma characterized by very long antennae and a dense mesosomal pilosity which hides the propodeum sculpture (Rousse et al., 2011).

Reference

Rousse, P., Villemant, C. & Seyrig, A. 2011. Ichneumonid wasps from Madagascar. 5. Ichneumonidae Cremastinae. Zootaxa, 3118, 1-30.

Credits

Photographs by Agnièle Touret-Alby © MNHN (specimens database http://coldb.mnhn.fr). Map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).
  Next genus: Noxocremastus

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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