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Diplazon Nees

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

Diplazon Nees, 1818. Type species: Ichneumon laetatorius Fabricius 1871.

Diplazon laetatorius (Fabricius, 1781)

 

Diplazon marakwetensis (Seyrig, 1935)

 

Diplazon ruwenzoriensis (Seyrig, 1935)

 

Diplazon urundiensis (Benoit, 1955)

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

Parasitoids of Diptera, especially syrphid flies (Syrphidae).

References

Fabricius, J.C. 1781. Species insectorum. Tom. I. Hamburgii et Kilonii. 552 pp.

Nees. 1818. Conspectus generum et familiarum Ichneumonidum. Nova Acta Physico Medico Acad. Caesareae Leopoldino-Carolinae Nat. Curio. 9:279-298.

Rousse, P. & Villemant, C. 2012. Ichneumons in Reunion Island: a catalogue of the local Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera) species, including 15 new taxa and a key to species. Zootaxa 3278: 1–57.

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

Credits

Photographs by Agničle Touret-Alby © MNHN (specimens database http://coldb.mnhn.fr). Photographs of living specimens © Johan Heyns (Gauteng).

 

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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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