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Trathala mimouna Rousse, Villemant & Seyrig

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

Trathala mimouna Rousse, Villemant & Seyrig,  2011. Holotype: in Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris (MNHN). Type locality: Madagascar, Antananarivo.

Distribution

Madagascar.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Diagnosis

Species recognizable by its unique black brown color with orange mesosoma in female (Rousse et al., 2011).

Etymology

Named for Mimouna Aït Lemkadem (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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Citation: van Noort, S. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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