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Drepanoctonus Pfankuch

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

Drepanoctonus Pfankuch, 1911. Type species: Drepanoctonus tibialis Pfankuch, 1911.

Drepanoctonus bicinctus (Benoit, 1961)

Distribution

 

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Afrotropical: Madagascar, Indo-Australian: Australia, China, Japan, Palearctic: Austria, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Czechoslovakia, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Moldova, Mongolia, Russia, Ukraine

Biology

Hosts: Drepana binaria (Drepanidae), Nycteola columbana (Noctuidae), Ptilodon capucino (Notodontidae).

References

Benoit, P.L.G. 1961. Nouveaux Metopiinae de Madagascar (Hym. Ichneumonidae). Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 63: 299-308.

Pfankuch, K. 1911. Die Ichneumonidengattung Drepanoctonus Kriechb. (Hym.). Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1911: 687-689.

Credits

Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa). Images taken with a Nikon DE2 SLR camera and Nikon 105mm macro lens using 35 mm slide film in 2003.
 

Next genus: Exochus


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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