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Afrobystra Heinrich

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

Afrobystra Heinrich 1968. Type species: Limnerium sinuatops Heinrich 1968.

 

Afrobystra meridionalis Heinrich, 1968

 

Afrobystra sinuata (Szépligeti, 1908)  
 

Afrobystra sinuatops Heinrich, 1968

  Afrobystra superbula Heinrich, 1968

Afrobystra variata (Tosquinet, 1896)

Distribution

Afrobystra_map

Ethiopia, Congo, Kenya, Tanzania, Angola, Malawi, Zimbabwe, South Africa.

Biology

Endoparasitoids of mostly Lepidoptera, but also Coleoptera and Hymenoptera.

Reference

Heinrich, G.H. 1968. Synopsis and reclassification of the Ichneumoninae Stenopneusticae of Africa south of Sahara (Hym.).Vol.V. Farmington State College Press. pp.943-1258.

Credits

Map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).
  Next genus: Afrocoelichneumon

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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