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Hemimetopius angulitarsis Benoit

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

Hemimetopius angulitarsis Benoit 1955. Holotype: in Africa Museum = Musée Royal l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (MRAC). Type locality: Bambesa.

Hemimetopius angulitarsis 354a Hemimetopius angulitarsis 354b
Hemimetopius angulitarsis 354d Hemimetopius angulitarsis 354c
Hemimetopius angulitarsis 354e  

Distribution

Hemimetopius angulitarsis_map

Democratic Republic of Congo, Cameroon, Liberia.

Biology

Host: Mussidia nigrivenella (Phycitinae).

Reference

Benoit, P.L.G. 1955. Contributions a l'etude de la faune entomologique de Ruanda-Urundi (Missions P. Basilewsky 1953). XXXVIII. Hymenoptera Ichneumonidae (Pars 1). Annales du Musée Royal du Congo Belge, Sciences Zoologiques. 36: 329-346.

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.

 

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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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