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Ceratojoppa cornuta (Cameron)

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

Ceratojoppa cornuta Cameron 1905. Holotype: in the Natural History Museum, London (NHMUK). Type locality:

Ischnojoppa visiblis (junior synonym) Morley 1917. Holotype: in South African Museum, Cape Town. Type locality:


Ceratojoppa cornuta_map

Tanzania, South Africa


Host: unknown.


Cameron, P. 1905. A new genus and species of Joppini (Ichneumonidae) from Natal, South-Africa. (Hym.) Zeitschrift für Systematische Hymenopterologie und Dipterologie. 5:346-347.  

Morley, C. 1917. On some South African Ichneumonidae in the collection of the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum. 17:191-229.


HOLOTYPE Ischnojoppa visiblis Photographs Aisha Mayekiso © Iziko Museums.

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

  Next genus: Chasmopygium                  Next species: Ceratojoppa guineensis

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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