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Metopius nodiformis (Benoit)

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

Metopius nodiformis Benoit 1961. Holotype: in Africa Musuem = Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (MRAC). Type locality: Elisabethville (DRC).

Distribution

Metopius nodiformis_map

Democratic Republic of Congo.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Reference

Benoit, P.L.G. 1961. Un nouveau genre d'Ichneumonidae Metopiinae d'Afrique et de Madagascar. Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 63: 22-26.

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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