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Metopius hilaris Tosquinet

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

Metopius hilaris Tosquinet, 1896. Holotype: in . Type locality:

Synonyms: Metopius apophua Morley, 1916

Distribution

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Guinea, Zimbabwe, South Africa.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Reference

Morley, C. 1916. On some South African Ichneumonidae in the collection of the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum. 15: 353-400.

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

Credits

Photographs by Aisha Mayekiso or Nadene Smith © Iziko Museums.
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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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