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Lycorina riftensis Rousse & van Noort

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

Lycorina riftensis Rousse & van Noort, 2014. Holotype in The Natural History Museum, London (BMNH). Type locality: Naivasha, Kenya.

Holotype female  
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Lycorina_riftensis_holotype_female_BMNH_head_front Lycorina_riftensis_holotype_female_BMNH_mesosoma_profile
Lycorina_riftensis_holotype_female_BMNH_propodeum_base_metasoma_dorsal Lycorina_riftensis_holotype_female_BMNH_wings
Lycorina_riftensis_holotype_female_BMNH_labels  

Distribution

Kenya.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

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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