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Neotypus species

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

Neotypus species

Photograph © Peter Webb (Irene, Pretoria).

Distribution

South Africa.

Biology

Host: ex pupa of Dotted blue (Tarucus sybaris) Lycaenidae. Reared by Peter Webb in Irene, Pretoria.

References

Fabricius, J.C. 1793. Entomologia systematica emendata et aucta. Tom. II. Hafniae. 519 pp.

Förster, A. 1869. Synopsis der Familien und Gattungen der Ichneumonen. Verhandlungen des Naturhistorischen Vereins der Preussischen Rheinlande und Westfalens 25(1868): 135-221.

Heinrich, G.H. 1934. Zur Systematik der Ichneumoninae Stenopneusticae VI. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 19: 154-165.

Credits

Photographs © Peter Webb (Irene, Pretoria).

Map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).


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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