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Afrotrogus rufipedalis (Morley)

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

Erythrojoppa rufipedalis Morley 1919. Holotype: inthe Natural History Museum, London (NHMUK). Type locality: Mulanje (Malawi).

Afrotrogus rufipedalis 220b Afrotrogus rufipedalis 220a
Afrotrogus rufipedalis 220c Afrotrogus rufipedalis 220d
Afrotrogus rufipedalis 220e  

Distribution

Afrotrogus rufipedalis_map

Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zimbabwe.

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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