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Tycherus nardousberg

Rousse & van Noort

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

Tycherus nardousberg Rousse & van Noort, 2013. Holotype: in Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town (SAMC). Type locality: Asante Sana Game Reserve, Eastern Cape (South Africa).

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Distribution

South Africa (Eastern Cape).

Biology

Unknown.

Etymology

Named after the type locality. Asante Sana Game Reserve includes aspects of the Nardousberg Mountain. Specimens were collected over an altitudinal range of 1354–2183 m on the south–eastern slopes of the Nardousberg.

Reference

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 by Pascal Rousse © Iziko Museums of South Africa.
 

Next genus: Calleupalamus


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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