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Aptesis Förster

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera;  Superfamily: Ichneumonoidea; Family: Ichneumonidae; Subfamily: Cryptinae; Tribe: Aptesini)

Aptesis Förster, 1850. Type species: Ichneumon sudeticus Gravenhorst, 1815.

Aptesis rufigastra (Tosquinet, 1896)

Distribution

Ethiopia.

Also, Holarctic & Indo-Australian regions.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Förster, A. 1850. Monographie der Gattung Pezomachus, Grav. Archiv für Naturgeschichte. 16(1):49-232.  

Gravenhorst, J.L.C. 1815. Monographia Ichneumonum pedestrium, praemisso prooemio de transitu et mutabilitate specierum et varietatum. Lipsiae. G.I. Göschen. 110 pp.

Credits

Photographs and map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

 

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Citation: van Noort, S. 2024. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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