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Afromevesia fimbriator (Thunberg)

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

Ichneumon fimbriator Thunberg 1822. Holotype: in Uppsala Unversitet, Uppsala. Type locality:

Melanichneumon rufator (junior synonum) Morley 1916. Holotype: in South African Museum, Cape Town. Type locality:


Afromevesia fimbriator _map

South Africa


Host: unknown.


Thunberg, C.P. 1822. Ichneumonidea, Insecta Hymenoptera illustrata. Mémoires de l'Académie Imperiale des Sciences de Saint Petersbourg. 8:249-281.


HOLOTYPE Melanichneumon rufator Photographs Simon van Noort © Iziko Museums.

Map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

  Next genus: Afrotrogus                       Next species: Afromevesia flavissima

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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