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Cidaphus Förster

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

 Cidaphus Förster 1869. Type species: Cidaphus thuringiacus Brauns 1889.

 

Cidaphus crassus (Seyrig, 1935)

 

Cidaphus longicornis (Benoit, 1955)

 

Cidaphus nigeriensis Lee, 1991

Distribution

Worldwide

Biology

Hosts: Ancylis achatana (Tortricidae), Banchus hastator (Ichneumonidae), Biston betularia (Geometridae), Dusona cultrator (Ichneumonidae), Ernestia rudis (Tachinidae), Furcula bicuspis (Notodontidae), Heterocampa manteo (Notondontidae), Ichneumon mixtus (Ichneumonidae), Melanchra persicariae (Noctuidae), Panolis flammea (Noctuidea), Ptilodon capucina (Notodontidae), Symmerista leucitys (Notodontidae), Timavia amoena (Tachinidae)

Reference

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

Brauns, S. 1889. Die Ophionoiden. Archiv des Vereins der Freunde der Naturgeschichte in Mecklenburg. 43:73-100.

Credits

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. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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