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Cratichneumon Thomson

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

Cratichneumon Thomson 1893. Type species: Ichneumon luteiventris Gravenhorst 1820.

 

Cratichneumon merucapitis (Heinrich, 1968)

Distribution

Afrotropical, Holarctic, Neotropical & Oriental regions

Biology

Host: Buzura suppressaria (Geometridae)

Reference

Gravenhorst, J.L.C. 1820. Monographia Ichneumonum Pedemontanae Regionis. Memorie della Reale Academia dell Scienze di Torino. 24:275-388.

Thomson, C.G. 1893. XLVIII. Anmärkningar öfver Ichneumoner särskildt med hänsyn till några af A.E. Holmgrens typer. Opuscula Entomologica. Lund. XVIII:1889-1967.

Credits

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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