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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  

Distribution

Afrotrogus nigripedalis_map

Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Reference

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.

Credits

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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