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Afrotrogus nigripedalis (Morley)

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

Erythrojoppa nigripedalis Morley, 1919. Holotype: in The Natural History Museum, London (BMNH). Type locality:

Afrotrogus nigripedalis 307b Afrotrogus nigripedalis 307a
Afrotrogus nigripedalis 307c Afrotrogus nigripedalis 307d
Afrotrogus nigripedalis 307e  


Afrotrogus nigripedalis_map

Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda.


Host: unknown.


Morley, C. 1919. On some equatorial and other species and genera of African Ichneumoninae contained in the collection of the British Museum. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1919: 117-171.


Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa). Images taken with a Nikon DE2 SLR camera and Nikon 105mm macro lens using 35 mm slide film in 2003.


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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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