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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)

Distribution

Afrotropical, Holarctic, Neotropical regions.

Biology

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

Reference

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.

Credits

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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