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Pristomerus bullis Fitton

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

Pristomerus bullis Fitton, 1994. Holotype: in Natural History Museum, London (BMNH). Type locality: Mkindo, Tanzania.

Imaged 2013 with Leica LAS 4.4 multi-stacking system.

Imaged 2003 with Nikon FE2, 105 mm macro lens and 35 mm slide film


Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia.


Host: Maliarpha separatella Ragonotm, 1888 (Pyralidae, Lepidoptera). 


Polaszek, A., Fitton, M.G., Bianchi, G. and Huddleston, T. 1994. The parasitoids of the African white rice borer, Maliarpha separatella Ragonot (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Bulletin of Entomological Research 84: 65-90.

Rousse, P. & van Noort, S. 2015. Revision of the Afrotropical species of Pristomerus (Ichneumonidae: Cremastinae), with description of 31 new species. European Journal of Taxonomy 124: 1-129. http://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2015.124


Photographs by Pascal Rousse or Simon van Noort Iziko Museums of South Africa. Map illustration Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).
  Next genus: Ricrena  

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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