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Osprynchotus_ethiopicus_HOLOTYPE

Osprynchotus Spinola

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

Osprynchotus Spinola, 1841. Type species: Osprynchotus capensis Spinola, 1841.

Osprynchotus_ethiopicus_HOLOTYPE

Osprynchotus ethiopicus Ghigi, 1911

 

 

Osprynchotus flavipes Brullé, 1846

 

Osprynchotus gigas Kriechbaumer, 1894

 

Osprynchotus gueinzii (Taschenberg, 1872)

 

Osprynchotus kingi Wilkinson, 1930

 

Osprynchotus macrorhynchus Ghigi, 1911

 

Osprynchotus moeroi Ghigi, 1911

 

Osprynchotus pulcherrimus (Kirby, 1900)

 

Osprynchotus objurgator (Fabricius, 1781)

 

Osprynchotus somalicus Masi, 1941

Osprynchotus_capensis_HOLOTYPE Osprynchotus violator (Thunberg, 1789)

Distribution

Osprynchotus_map

Afrotropical: Senegal, Guinea, Sierre Leone, Togo, Nigeria, Nigeria, Sudan, Ethiopia, Yemen,  Somalia, Gabon, Congo, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda, Angola, Mozambique, Namibia, Zimbabwe, South Africa.

Palearctic: Egypt

Biology

Hosts: Sceliphron spirifex (Sphecidae), Vespa calida (Vespidae), Vespa cornuta (Vespidae).

Reference

Spinola, M. 1841. G. Osprynchote. Osprynchotus. Guerin's Magasine de Zoologie. Insectes. XI. Pl.75:1-6.

Credits

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. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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