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Afromelanichneumon Heinrich

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

Afromelanichneumon Heinrich, 1968. Type species: Afromelanichneumon gaullei Heinrich, 1938.

Afromelanichneumon afer (Kriechbaumer, 1884)
  Afromelanichneumon capensis Heinrich, 1967
  Afromelanichneumon capicola Heinrich, 1967
  Afromelanichneumon castanopygus (Morley, 1919)

Afromelanichneumon citripes Heinrich, 1967

  Afromelanichneumon concinnator (Morley, 1919)
  Afromelanichneumon conspersus (Holmgren, 1868)

 

Afromelanichneumon gaullei Heinrich, 1938

 

Afromelanichneumon glaucopterus (Morley, 1919)

   

Afromelanichneumon holomelanus (Seyrig, 1937)

  Afromelanichneumon insignis Pisica, 1988

   

Afromelanichneumon jacoti Heinrich, 1967   

   

Afromelanichneumon merumontis Heinrich, 1967

Afromelanichneumon_nigripalpis

Afromelanichneumon nigripalpis (Cameron, 1906)

Afromelanichneumon_ruficaudis_HOLOTYPE

Afromelanichneumon ruficaudis (Cameron, 1906)

  Afromelanichneumon rufiventris (Szépligeti, 1908)

Afromelanichneumon_russulus_HOLOTYPE

Afromelanichneumon russulus (Tosquinet, 1896)

  Afromelanichneumon silvaemontis Heinrich, 1967

   

Afromelanichneumon surdus (Tosquinet, 1896)

   

Afromelanichneumon transvaalensis (Cameron, 1911)

Distribution

Angola, Ethiopia, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe.

Biology

Host: Ascotis selenaria reciprocaria (Geometridae).

References

Heinrich, G.H. 1938. Les Ichneumonides de Madagascar. III Ichneumonidae Ichneumoninae. Mémoires de l'Académie Malgache. Fascicule 25. 139pp.

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

Photographs and 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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