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Metopius clathratus Benoit

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

Metopius clathratus Benoit, 1965. Holotype: in The Natural History Museum, London (BMNH). Type locality: Mlanje (Malawi).

Distribution

Metopius clathratus_map

Malawi, South Africa.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Reference

Benoit, P.L.G. 1965. Metopiinae (Hymenoptera Fam. Ichneumonidae). Exploration du Parc National Albert. Mission G.F. de Witte (1933-5). 100(4):21-96.

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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