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Compsophorus micans (Tosquinet)

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

Obba micans Tosquinet, 1903. Holotype: in Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Bruxelles (IRSN). Type locality: Beni-Bendi, Democratic Republic of Congo.


Female Holotype IRSN

 

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa), taken with a hand-held Nikon FE2, 35 mm slide film and 105 mm macro lens in 2003.



Female Holotype IRSN

Photographs © Davide Dal Pos (University of Central Florida).


Distribution

Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Reference

Tosquinet, J. 1903. Ichneumonides nouveaux. (Travail posthume). Mémoires de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 10: 1-403.

Credits

Photographs and map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).
  Next genus: Conopyge                         Next species: Compsophorus minimus

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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