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Dentichasmias busseolae Heinrich

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

Dentichasmias busseolae Heinrich 1968. Holotype: in Zoologisches Staatsammlung, München. Type locality:

Distribution

Dentichasmias busseolae_map

Sierre Leone, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Cameroon, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Angola, South Africa, Madagascar

Biology

Hosts: Chilo sp.(Pyralidae), Chilo oriichalcocilielus (Pyralidae), Chilo partellus (Crambinae), Coniesta ignefusalis (Pyralidae), Procerats africana (Brachodidae)

Reference

Heinrich, G.H. 1968. Synopsis and reclassification of the Ichneumoninae Stenopneusticae of Africa south of Sahara (Hym.).Vol.V. Farmington State College Press. pp.943-1258.

Credits

Map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).
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Citation: van Noort, S. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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