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Gerdius Townes

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

Gerdius Townes 1970. Type species: Gerdius cinctus Townes 1970.

 

Gerdius alutaceus (Benoit, 1952)

 

Gerdius cinctus Townes, 1970

  Gerdius octonarius (Morley, 1916)

Distribution

Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa, Tanzania.

Also Oriental: Japan.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Reference

Townes, H.K. 1970. The genera of Ichneumonidae, Part 2. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute. No.12.(1969) 537pp.

Credits

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

  Next genus: Gessia

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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