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Costifrons Townes

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

Costifrons Townes 1970. Type species: Costifrons rufibasis Townes 1970.


Costifrons kolleri (Cameron, 1912)

  Costifrons obesus (Tosquinet, 1896)

Costifrons parvidens (Cameron, 1906)



Costifrons pernix (Tosquinet, 1896)


Costifrons pulcher (Szépligeti, 1916)

  Costifrons rufibasis Townes, 1970
  Costifrons rufolineatus (Cameron, 1912)


Costifrons severus (Tosquinet, 1896)


Costifrons testaceus (Morley, 1916)



Egypt, Siere Leone, Togo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola, Tanzania, South Africa


Host: Drendrolimus sp. (Lasiocampidae)


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


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