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Trieces Townes

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

Trieces Townes, 1946. Type species: Exochus texanus Townes, 1946.

Trieces capensis (Benoit, 1956)


Trieces bicalcaratus (Benoit, 1955)


Trieces latitarsis (Benoit, 1955)


Trieces leleupi (Benoit, 1965)


Trieces pubescens (Seyrig, 1934)

Trieces quadricarinatus (Benoit, 1955)

Trieces semirufus (Benoit, 1965)


Afrotropical, Holarctic, Neotropical regions.


Hosts: Depressariidae, Gelechiidae, Geometridae, Noctuidae, Pyralidae, Tortricidae, Yponomeutidae


Townes, H.K. 1946. The generic position of the Neotropic Ichneumonidae with types in the Philadelphia and Quebec museums described by Cresson, Hooker, Norton, Provancher, and Viereck. Boletín de Entomologia Venezolana 5:29-63.


Photographs by Aisha Mayekiso or Nadene Smith © Iziko Museums.


Next genus: Afrophion (Ophioninae)

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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