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Nesostenodontus mkomazi (Rousse & van Noort)

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

Heterischnus mkomazi Rousse & van Noort, 2013. Holotype in Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town (SAMC). Type locality Tanzania, Mkomazi Game Reserve, Kisima Plot, 16 April–2 May 1996, 4°06.06'S, 38°05.58'E, S. van Noort, Malaise Trap, Acacia/Commiphora bushland, SAM–HYM–P016166.


Holotype male SAM-HYM-P016166 (SAMC)
Heterischnus nsp habitus dorsal Heterischnus nsp habitus profile
Heterischnus nsp head mesosoma dorsal Heterischnus nsp mandible
Heterischnus nsp habitus face Heterischnus nsp propodeum
Heterischnus nsp T2 Heterischnus nsp wings
Heterischnus nsp labels  
Photographs taken by Pascal Rousse 2012 © Iziko Museums of South Africa.
Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

Distribution

Senegal, Tanzania.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

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 © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa), or by Pascal Rousse © Iziko Museums of South Africa.

Map illustration © 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. 2024. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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