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Aethianoplis Heinrich

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

Aethianoplis Heinrich 1968. Type species: Hoplojoppa excavata Heinrich 1968.

 

Aethianoplis bipapillator (Morley, 1919)

 

Aethianoplis bipapilloides Heinrich, 1968

  Aethianoplis collifer (Morley, 1919)
Aethianoplis excavata (Roman, 1910)
  Aethianoplis fulgens (Roman, 1910)
  Aethianoplis leucopus Heinrich, 1968

 

Aethianoplis violaceipennis Heinrich, 1968  

Distribution

Aethianoplis_map

Angola, Cameroon, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Togo, Zimbabwe.

Biology

Aethianoplis excavata has been reared in Uganda from Precis octavia sesamus (Trimen) (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) (Broad, 2021).

References

Broad GR. 2021. Taxonomic changes in Ichneumonoidea (Hymenoptera), and notes on certain type specimens. Zootaxa 4941: 511541. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4941.4.3

Heinrich, G.H. 1968. Synopsis and reclassification of the Ichneumoninae Stenopneusticae of Africa south of Sahara (Hym.).Vol.IV. Farmington State College Press. pp.693-942.

Roman, A. 1910. Notizen zur Schlupfwespensammlung des schwedischen Reichsmuseums. Entomologisk Tidskrift. 31:109-196.

Credits

Photographs Gavin Broad (NHMUK).

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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