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Coccygodes Saussure

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

Coccygodes Saussure, 1892. Type species: Coccygodes nobilis Viereck, 1914.

Coccygodes alacer (Tosquinet, 1896)


Coccygodes bifasciatus (Cameron, 1912)


Coccygodes bimaculator (Thunberg, 1822)


Coccygodes brevispiculus (Waterston, 1927)


Coccygodes corpulentus (Tosquinet, 1896)


Coccygodes eugeneus (Tosquinet, 1896)


Coccygodes nobilis Saussure, 1892


Coccygodes pictipennis (Tosquinet, 1896)

  Coccygodes rufopetiolatus (Waterston, 1927)
  Coccygodes subquadratus (Waterston, 1927)
  Coccygodes superbus (Szépligeti, 1916)



Guinea, Togo, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, South Africa.


Host: unknown.


Saussure, H. de. 1892.  In: Distant W.L. "A naturalist in the Transvaal". London. 277 pp.  

Viereck, H.L. 1914. Type species of the genera of Ichneumon flies. United States National Museum Bulletin. No.83. 186pp.


Photographs and 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. 2023. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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