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Eurycryptus Cameron

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

Eurycryptus Cameron, 1901. Type species: Eurycryptus laticeps Cameron, 1901.


Eurycryptus fondamentalis (Seyrig, 1952)  


Eurycryptus laticeps (Cameron, 1901) (Australia, Papua New Guinea)


Eurycryptus spilocephalus (Cameron, 1911)


Madagascar, South Africa.

Also Indo-Australian: Australia, China, Indonesia, India, Japan, Malaysia, Papa New Guinea, Philippines.


Host: Trypoxylon obsonator (Sphecidae).


Cameron, P. 1901. On Hymenoptera collected in New Britain by Dr. Arthur Willey. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 1901(1): 224-248.

Cameron, P. 1911. On the parasitic Hymenoptera collected by Mr. A.J.T. Janse, Transvaal. Annals of the Transvaal Museum 2: 173-217.

Morley, C. 1917. On some South African Ichneumonidae in the collection of the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum 17: 191-229.

Seyrig, A. 1952. Les Ichneumonides de Madagascar. IV Ichneumonidae Cryptinae. Mémoires de l'Académie Malgache Fascicule XIX. 213 pp.


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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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