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Mesochorus cariniferus Benoit

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

Mesochorus cariniferus Benoit, 1955. Holotype in Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (RMCA). Type locality: Democratic Republic of Congo, Kivu: Rutshuru.

Male gonoforceps.

Distribution

 

Democratic Republic of Congo, Reunion.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Reference

Benoit, P.L.G. 1955. Contributions a l'étude des Ichneumonidae africains (Hymenoptera). I. Annales du Musée Royal du Congo Belge, Sciences Zoologiques 38: 1-55.

Rousse, P. & Villemant, C. 2012. Ichneumons in Reunion Island: a catalogue of the local Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera) species, including 15 new taxa and a key to species. Zootaxa 3278: 1–57.

Credits

Photographs by Agnièle Touret-Alby © MNHN (specimens database http://coldb.mnhn.fr).
 

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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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