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Trathala agnielae Rousse & Villemant

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

Trathala agnielae Rousse & Villemant, 2011. Holotype: in Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris (MNHN). Type locality: Madagascar, Toliara Province, Cap Ste Marie, Special Reserve, 74 km S of Tsihombe, 25° 35.26’ S, 45° 09.78’ E

Distribution

Madagascar.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Diagnosis

Species characterized by its color pattern and the narrow and distinctly protruding clypeus (Rousse et al., 2011).

Etymology

Named for Agnièle Touret-Alby who photographed and registered all Malagasy Cremastinae specimens in the MNHN collection (Rousse et al., 2011).

References

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.

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).
 

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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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