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Mesochorus Gravenhorst

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

Mesochorus Gravenhorst, 1829. Type species: Mesochorus spelendidulus Viereck, 1914.

 

Mesochorus basilewskyi Benoit, 1955

Mesochorus cariniferus Benoit, 1955
 

Mesochorus decoratus Wilkinson, 1927

 

Mesochorus discitergus (Say, 1835)

 

Mesochorus herero Enderlein, 1914

 

Mesochorus lobaticola Benoit, 1955

 

Mesochorus melanothorax Wilkinson, 1927

 

Mesochorus nkulius Benoit, 1955

  Mesochorus_nox_HOLOTYPE

Mesochorus nox Morley, 1926

 

Mesochorus ornatus Wilkinson, 1927

 

Mesochorus probus Benoit, 1955

 

Mesochorus sculpturatus Benoit, 1955

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

Host: Phryganidia california (Dioptidae).

References

Gravenhorst, J.L.C. 1829. Ichneumonologia Europaea. Pars II. Vratislaviae. 989 pp.

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.

Viereck, H.L. 1914. Type species of the genera of Ichneumon flies. United States National Museum Bulletin. No.83. 186pp. (453)

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa) or by Agničle 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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