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Pristomerus rivier Rousse, Villemant & Seyrig

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

Pristomerus rivier Rousse, Villemant & Seyrig, 2012. Holotype: in Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris (MNHN). Type locality: La Réunion, Petit St Pierre.

Distribution

Reunion.

Biology

Host records: Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) on cabbage (Brassica oleracea). Prophantis smaradgina (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) on coffea (Coffea arabica).

References

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

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.

Tosquinet, J. 1896. Contributions à la faune entomologique de l'Afrique. Ichneumonides. Mémoires de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 5:1-430.

Credits

Photographs by Pascal Rousse © Iziko Museums of South Africa, or photographs by Agnièle Touret-Alby © MNHN (specimens database http://coldb.mnhn.fr). 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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