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Leptophatnus Cameron

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

Leptophatnus Cameron 1906. Type species: Leptophatnus ruficeps Cameron 1906.


Leptophatnus xanthocephalus (Brullé, 1846)


Leptophatnus alluaudi (Heinrich, 1936)


Leptophatnus angolator Heinrich, 1967

Leptophatnus_cariniscrobes_HOLOTYPE Leptophatnus cariniscrobes (Morley, 1917)


Leptophatnus crococephalus (Tosquinet, 1896)

  Leptophatnus citriconiger Heinrich, 1967

Leptophatnus_faustus_HOLOTYPE Leptophatnus faustus (Tosquinet, 1896)

  Leptophatnus gabunensis Heinrich, 1967

  Leptophatnus glabrinotor (Morley, 1919)

  Leptophatnus lamelligena (Heinrich, 1967)

Leptophatnus_lucifer_HOLOTYPE Leptophatnus lucifer (Morley, 1917)

  Leptophatnus madagascariensis (Heinrich, 1938)

  Leptophatnus melanisticus Heinrich, 1967

  Leptophatnus minor Heinrich, 1967

Leptophatnus nigrocyaneus (Tosquinet, 1896)

  Leptophatnus pseudominor Heinrich, 1967

  Leptophatnus separatus (Heinrich, 1938)

  Leptophatnus simplex Heinrich, 1967
  Leptophatnus ulugurus Heinrich, 1967

Leptophatnus xanthocephalus
(Brullé, 1846)



Guinea, Togo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Angola, Mozambique, Madagascar, South Africa


Host: unknown.


Cameron, P. 1906. Descriptions of new species of parasitic Hymenoptera chiefly in the collection of the South African Museum, Cape Town. Annals of the South African Museum 5:17-186.


Photographs © Simon van Noort & Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Genoa.


Next genus: Leptops

Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)


Citation: van Noort, S. 2022. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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