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Afromelanichneumon afer (Kriechbaumer)

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

Platylabus afer Kriechbaumer 1884. Holotype: in Museo Civico do Storia Naturale, Genoa. Type locality:


Afromelanichneumon cibdelus (Tosquinet, 1896)

Afromelanichneumon mundatus (Tosquinet, 1896)


Afromelanichneumon afer_map

Ethiopa, Uganda


Host: unknown.




Photographs Simon van Noort & Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Genoa.

Web editing: Aisha Mayekiso

  Next genus: Afromevesia                         Next species: Afromelanichneumon capensis

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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