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Metopius brevicornis Seyrig

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

Metopius sicheli Seyrig 1934. Holotype in Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (RMCA). Type locality:

Distribution

Metopius brevicornis_map

Kenya

Biology

Host: unknown

Reference

Seyrig, A. 1935. Mission scientifique de l'Omo. Tome III. Fascicule 18. Hymenoptera, II. Ichneumonidae: Cryptinae, Pimplinae, Tryphoninae et Ophioninae. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris. 4:1-100.

Credits

HOLOTYPE Metopius brevicornis Photographs Aisha Mayekiso (Iziko) © Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren.

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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