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Afromelanichneumon russulus (Tosquinet)

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

Ichneumon russulus Tosquinet 1896. Holotype: in Zoologisches Museum, Berlin. Type locality: South Africa


Afromelanichneumon petiolaris Morley 1917. Holotype: in South African Museum, Cape Town. Type locality: South Africa


Afromelanichneumon russulus_map

Tanzania, South Africa


Host: unknown.


Tosquinet, J. 1896. Contributions à la faune entomologique de l'Afrique. Ichneumonides. Mémoires de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 5: 1-430.


Photographs © Aisha Mayekiso (Iziko Museums of Cape Town)

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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