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Lathrolestes Förster

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

Lathrolestes Förster 1869. Type species: Tryphon clypeatus Perkins 1962.

Lathrolestes ivoriensis Reshchikov, 2013

Lathrolestes ruwenzoricus (Benoit, 1955)

Distribution

Afrotropical, Holarctic, Oriental, Neotropical, Oceanic regions.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Reference

Förster, A. 1869. Synopsis der Familien und Gattungen der Ichneumonen. Verhandlungen des Naturhistorischen Vereins der Preussischen Rheinlande und Westfalens 25(1868):135-221.  

Perkins, J.F. 1962. On the type species of Förster's genera (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) 11: 385-483.

Reshchikov A. 2013. New species of Lathrolestes Förster (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) from Côte d’Ivoire. Biodiversity Data Journal 1:e1005. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.1.e1005.

Reshchikov A. 2015. The world fauna of the genus Lathrolestes (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae). PhD thesis. Dissertationes Biologicae Universitatis Tartuensis 272, University of Tartu Press, 247pp.

Credits

Photographs © Alexey Reshchikov (Department of Zoology, Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden).

 

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