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Compsophorus mirandus Saussure

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

Compsophorus mirandus Saussure, 1892. Holotype: in Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris (MNHN). Type locality: Madagascar.


Female Holotype MNHN


Male MNHN

 
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.

Distribution

Madagascar.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Heinrich, G.H. 1968. Synopsis and reclassification of the Ichneumoninae Stenopneusticae of Africa south of Sahara (Hym.).Vol.IV. Farmington State College Press. pp.693-942.

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).
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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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