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Heterischnus mfongosi Rousse & van Noort

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

Heterischnus mfongosi Rousse & van Noort, 2013. Holotype: in Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town (SAMC). Type locality: Mfongosi, Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa).


Female Holotype  
Heterischnus_mfongosi_SAM-HYM-P001720_habitus_dorsal Heterischnus_mfongosi_SAM-HYM-P001720_habitus_lateral
Heterischnus_mfongosi_SAM-HYM-P001720_head_mesosoma_dorsal Heterischnus_mfongosi_SAM-HYM-P001720_propodeum
Heterischnus_mfongosi_SAM-HYM-P001720_head_frontal Heterischnus_mfongosi_SAM-HYM-P001720_metasomal_T1&2_dorsal
Heterischnus_mfongosi_SAM-HYM-P001720_wings_2 Heterischnus_mfongosi_SAM-HYM-P001720_labels

Distribution

South Africa.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Heinrich, G.H. 1936. Mission Scientifique de l'Omo. Tome III. Fascicule 28. Hymenoptera III. Ichneumonidae: Ichneumoninae. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Paris, Zoologie. 4:227-244.

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.

Credits

Photographs © 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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