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Euceros Gravenhorst

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

Euceros Gravenhorst, 1829. Type species: Euceros crassicornis Gravenhorst, 1829.

Euceros madecassus Seyrig, 1934

Distribution

Worldwide

Biology

Endoparasitoids of Hymenoptera (Argidae, Tenthredinidae, Diprionidae, Ichneumonidae) and Lepidoptera (Arctiidae, Geometridae, Lasiocampidae, Lymantriidae, Lycaenidae, Noctuidae, Notodontidae)

Reference

Gravenhorst, J.L.C. 1829. Ichneumonologia Europaea. Pars III. Vratislaviae. 1097 pp.

Seyrig, A. 1934. Les Ichneumonides de Madagascar. II Ichneumonidae Tryphoninae et Supplement aux I. Pimplinae. Mémoires de l'Académie Malgache 19: 1-111.

Credits

 

Photographs © 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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