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Compsophorus rugicollis (Heinrich)

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

Tosquinetia rugicollis Heinrich, 1967. Holotype: in Zoologisches Staatsammlung, München (ZSSM). Type locality: Uluguru Mountains, 1500-1800m, Tanzania.


Female Holotype ZSSM

 

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

South Africa, Tanzania.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Reference

Heinrich, G.H. 1967. Synopsis and reclassification of the Ichneumoninae Stenopneusticae of Africa south of Sahara (Hym.).Vol.II. Farmington State College Press. pp. 251-480.

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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