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Classification

Eucerotinae

of the Afrotropical Region

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

Eucerotinae Viereck, 1919. Type genus: Euceros Gravenhorst, 1829.

Euceros Gravenhorst, 1829

Distribution

Worldwide

Biology

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

References

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

Viereck, H.L. 1919. A list of families and subfamilies of the Ichneumon-flies in the superfamily Ichneumonoidea. Additions and corrections. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 32: 48,198.

Yu D.S., van Achterberg, K., Horstmann, K. 2011. World Ichneumonoidea 2011. Taxonomy, biology, morphology and distribution. Available from Vancouver, Canada: Taxapad. www.taxapad.com

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums).

Acaenitinae; Anomaloninae; Banchinae; Brachycyrtinae; Sisyrostolinae; Campopleginae; Cremastinae; Cryptinae; Ctenopelmatinae; Diplazontinae; Eucerotinae; Ichneumoninae; Lycorininae; Mesochorinae; Metopiinae; Ophioninae; Orthocentrinae; Pimplinae; Rhyssinae; Tersilochinae; Tryphoninae; Xoridinae

 


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