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Neotypus semirufus Kriechbaumer

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

Neotypus semirufus Kriechbaumer, 1884. Holotype in Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Genoa. Type locality: Eritrea.

Neotypus rabula (Morley, 1916). Holotype: in South African Museum, Cape Town. Type locality: South Africa.

Neotypus formosus Tosquinet, 1896. Holotype: in Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Genoa. Type locality: Ethiopia.


Holotype Neotypus semirufus  (Genoa)

 

Holotype Neotypus rabula (Morley, 1916) (SAMC)

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Holotype Neotypus formosus Tosquinet, 1896 (Genoa).

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Distribution

Eritrea, Ethiopia, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda.

Biology

Host: Cupido rhespis (Lycaenidae).

References

Kriechbaumer, 1884. Roccolte imenotterologiche nell'Africa orientale. Bollettino della Societa Entomologica Italiana. 15:241-253.

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

Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).
Map illustration Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town).
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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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