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Dentichasmias Heinrich

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

Dentichasmias Heinrich 1968. Type species: Dentichasmias busseolae Heinrich 1968.

 

Dentichasmias busseolae Heinrich, 1968

Distribution

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

Biology

Hosts: Chilo sp. (Pyralidae), Chilo orichalcociliellus (Pyralidae), Coniesta ignefusalis (Pyralidae), Procerata 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).
  Next genus: Dentichasmiops

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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