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Metopius albipictus Tosquinet

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

Metopius albipictus Tosquinet 1896. Holotype: in Zoologisches Museum, Berlin. Type locality:


Metopius albipictus_map

Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, South Africa


Host: unknown


Tosquinet, J. 1896. Contributions à la faune entomologique de l'Afrique. Ichneumonides. Mémoires de la Société Entomologique de Belgique. 5:1-430.


HOLOTYPE Metopius albipictus Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko) © Zoologisches Museum, Berlin.

Map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).


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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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