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Diphyus leppani (Morley)

Junior synonym of Diphyus lalandei (Brullé, 1846)

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

Ichneumon leppani Morley 1916. Holotype in South African Museum, Cape Town. Type locality: South Africa

Distribution

Diphyus leppani_map

South Africa

Biology

Host: unknown.

Reference

Morley, C. 1916. On some South African Ichneumonidae in the collection of the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum 15:353-400.

Credits

HOLOTYPE Ichneumon leppani Photographs Aisha Mayekiso © Iziko Museums of Cape Town.

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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