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Pimplomorpha quilicii Rousse, Villemant & Seyrig

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

Pimplomorpha quilicii Rousse, Villemant & Seyrig, 2011. Holotype: in Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris (MNHN). Type locality: Madagascar, Bekily [Ampandrandava].

Distribution

Madagascar.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Diagnosis

A medium sized orange species, very similar to P. dolini but with the ovipositor longer and apically swollen. Additionally, the female is differentiated by vein 1/Cu in the hind which is as long as cu-a, while the male has a darker mesosoma.

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: Pristomerus

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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