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Diadromus Wesmael

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

Diadromus Wesmael, 1845. Type species: Ichneumon troglodytes Gravenhorst, 1829.

Identification keys

Diadromus collaris (Gravenhorst, 1829)

Distribution

Worldwide except for South America and tropical Africa.

Biology

Endoparasitoids of Lepidoptera (Choreutidae, Noctuidae, Plutellidae, Tortricidae, Ypsolophidae) and Coleoptera (Cerambycidae).

References

Gravenhorst, J.L.C. 1829. Ichneumonologia Europaea. Pars I. Vratislaviae. 827 pp.

Rousse P, van Noort S & Diller E. 2013. Revision of the Afrotropical Phaeogenini (Ichneumonidae, Ichneumoninae), with description of a new genus and twelve new species. Zookeys 354: 1-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.354.5968.

Wesmael, C. 1845. Tentamen dispositionis methodicae. Ichneumonum Belgii. Nouveaux Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et Beaux-Arts de Belgique 18(1944): 1-239.

Credits

Photographs by Pascal Rousse © 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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