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Afromelanichneumon transvaalensis (Cameron)

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

Ichneumon transvaalensis Cameron 1911. Holotype: in the Natural History Museum, London (NHMUK). Type locality:


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Angola, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, South Africa


Host: Ascotis selenaria reciprocaria (Geometridae)


Cameron, P. 1911. On the parasitic Hymenoptera collected by Mr. A.J.T. Janse, Transvaal. Annals of the Transvaal Museum. 2:173-217.


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