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Metopius lugubris Tosquinet

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

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

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Distribution

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Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Reference

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

Credits

Photographs © 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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