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Trieces capensis (Benoit)

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

Chorinaeus capensis Benoit, 1956. Holotype: in Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town (SAMC). Type locality: Mossel Bay (South Africa).

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Distribution

 

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South Africa.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Reference

 

Benoit, P.L.G. 1956. Ichneumonidae nouveaux ou interessants de l'Afrique du Sud. Annals of the South African Museum 43: 123-135.

Credits

Photographs by Aisha Mayekiso or Nadene Smith Iziko Museums.

 

Next genus: Afrophion (Ophioninae)                 Next species: Trieces latitarsis


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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