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Comphosorus_thoracica_HOLOTYPE

Compsophorus Saussure

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

Compsophorus Saussure, 1892. Type species: Compsophorus mirandus Saussure, 1892.

 

Compsophorus amboimensis (Heinrich, 1967)

Compsophorus androplites (Heinrich, 1967)
  Compsophorus apicalis (Morley, 1915)

   

Compsophorus bilobatus (Heinrich, 1967)

Compsophorus caelatus (Tosquinet, 1896)

   

Compsophorus carinifer (Morley, 1919)

  Compsophorus coeruleiventris (Heinrich, 1938)

Compsophorus corrugatus (Tosquinet, 1896)

  Compsophorus crassidentatus (Heinrich, 1938)
  Compsophorus dimidiatus (Morley, 1915)
  Compsophorus eucoeleus (Morley, 1915)

   

Compsophorus flavivertex (Heinrich, 1967)

Compsophorus flavobalteatus (Cameron, 1906)

 

Compsophorus fumosops (Heinrich, 1967)

  Compsophorus fumosus (Morley, 1915)
  Compsophorus grandis (Heinrich, 1967)
  Compsophorus hildegardae (Heinrich, 1967)

 

Compsophorus holerythros (Heinrich, 1967)

  Compsophorus holerythrus (Heinrich, 1968)

   

Compsophorus instriatus (Heinrich, 1967)

Compsophorus insuetus (Tosquinet, 1896)

   

Compsophorus lundae (Heinrich, 1967)   

   

Compsophorus madagassus (Heinrich, 1938)

  Compsophorus metallicus (Szépligeti, 1908)
Compsophorus micans (Tosquinet, 1903)

 

Compsophorus minimus (Heinrich, 1967)

Compsophorus mirandus Saussure, 1892

  Compsophorus nigricoxatus (Morley, 1915)
Compsophorus_pilosus_HOLOTYPE Compsophorus pilosus (Cameron, 1906)

   

Compsophorus rubricatus (Morley, 1915)

  Compsophorus rufus (Szépligeti, 1908)

Compsophorus rugicollis (Heinrich, 1967)

Compsophorus seyrigi Heinrich, 1938

  Compsophorus striatifrons (Morley, 1919)
  Compsophorus stuckenbergi (Heinrich, 1967)

   

Compsophorus triangulifer (Morley, 1919)    

Comphosorus_thoracica_HOLOTYPE 

Compsophorus thoracicus (Morley, 1917)

Compsophorus variabilis (Morley, 1915)

   

Compsophorus verecundus (Tosquinet, 1896)

 

Compsophorus viridescens (Heinrich, 1967)

Distribution

Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Malawi, Madagascar, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, Tanzania,  South Africa, Uganda, Zimbabwe.

Also Indo-Australian: China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar.

Biology

Hosts: Argyrostagma noibe (Lymantriidae), Dasychira georgiana (Lymantriidae).

References

Cameron, P. 1906. Descriptions of new species of parasitic Hymenoptera chiefly in the collection of the South African Museum, Cape Town. Annals of the South African Museum 5: 17-186.

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.

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.

Saussure, H. de. 1892. Hymenopteres. In: Grandidier A. "Histoire physique naturelle et politique de Madagascar. 20." Paris. 590 pp.

Tosquinet, J. 1896. Contributions ŕ la faune entomologique de l'Afrique. Ichneumonides. Mémoires de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 5: 1-430.

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa), or photographs © Davide dal Pos (University of Central Florida).

 

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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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