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Dicaelotus Wesmael

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

Dicaelotus Wesmael, 1845. Type species: Ichneumon pumilus Gravenhorst, 1829.

Identification keys

Dicaelotus asantesana Rousse & van Noort, 2013.

Dicaelotus cariniscutis (Cameron, 1906)
Dicaelotus hoerikwaggoensis Rousse & van Noort, 2013.
Dicaelotus tablemountainensis Rousse & van Noort, 2013

Distribution

Afrotropical, Holarctic & Neotropical regions.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Dal Pos D., Claridge B., Diller E., Van Noort S. & Di Giovanni F. 2023. Still counting: new records, nomenclatural notes, and three new species of Phaeogenini (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Ichneumoninae) from the Afrotropical region. European Journal of Taxonomy 868: 1-71. https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2023.868.2105

Heinrich, G.H. 1938. Les Ichneumonides de Madagascar. III Ichneumonidae Ichneumoninae. Mémoires de l'Académie Malgache. Fascicule 25. 139 pp.

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. 2024. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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