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Heterischnus olsoufieffi (Heinrich)

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

Aethiopischnus olsoufieffi Heinrich 1936. Holotype: in Instytut Zoologiczny, Warszawa-Warsaw. Type locality:

Female Holotype  
Heterischnus olsoufieffi habitus dorsal Heterischnus olsoufieffi habitus profile
Heterischnus olsoufieffi head mesosoma dorsal Heterischnus olsoufieffi propodeum
Heterischnus olsoufieffi face Heterischnus olsoufieffi T2
Heterischnus olsoufieffi wings Heterischnus olsoufieffi labels

Male paratype in ZSMC, Munich  




Host: unknown.


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.


Photographs © Pascal Rousse or 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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