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Hypsicera major (Benoit)

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

Metacoelus major Benoit, 1954. Holotype: in Africa Museum = Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (MRAC). Type locality: Rutshuru (DRC).

Hypsicera major 363b Hypsicera major 363a
Hypsicera major 363c Hypsicera major 363d
Hypsicera major 363e  


Hypsicera major_map

Democratic Republic of Congo.


Host: unknown.


Benoit, P.L.G. 1954. Contribution à la connaissance des Exochini éthiopiens (Hym. Ichneum., Metopiinae). Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 49: 153-160.


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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