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Lycorina globiceps (Benoit)

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

Gonioglyphus globiceps Benoit, 1953. Holotype: in Royal Museum of Central Africa, Tervuren (RMCA). Type locality: Bambesa (DRC).

Lycorina globiceps holotype Lycorina globiceps holotype dorsal
Lycorina globiceps holotype back head Lycorina globiceps holotype mesopleuron
Lycorina globiceps holotype face Lycorina globiceps holotype face2
Lycorina globiceps hind wing nervellus Lycorina globiceps holotype propodeum
Lycorina globiceps labels  

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Lycorina_globiceps_non_type_female2_habitus_profile Lycorina_globiceps_non_type_female2_metasoma_dorsal
Lycorina_globiceps_non_type_female2_head_front  

Distribution

 

Lycorina globiceps_map

Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa, Zimbabwe.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Benoit, P.L.G. 1953. Notes Ichneumonologiques Africaines III. Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 47: 145152.

Rousse, P. & van Noort, S. 2013. Revision of the Afrotropical Lycorininae (Ichneumonidae; Hymenoptera) with description of a new species from South Africa. Zootaxa 3666 (2): 252266. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3666.2.8

Rousse, P. & van Noort, S. 2014. Revision of the Afrotropical Lycorininae (Ichneumonidae; Hymenoptera) II. Three new species and additional distribution records. Zootaxa 3884 (3): 222234. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3884.3.2

Credits

Photographs Pascal Rousse (Iziko South African Museum).

 

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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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