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Dicamptus_crassellus_HOLOTYPE

Dicamptus crassellus (Morley)

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

Allocamptus crassellus Morley, 1917. Holotype: in Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town (SAMC). Type locality:

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Distribution

Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Mozambique, South Africa.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Gauld, I.D. & Mitchell, P.A. 1978. The taxonomy, distribution and host preferences of African parasitic wasps of the subfamily Ophioninae (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae). Commonwealth Institute of Entomology, Slough, England, 287 pp.

Morley, C. 1917. On some South African Ichneumonidae in the collection of the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum 17: 191-229.

Credits

HOLOTYPE Dicamptus crassellus Photographs Aisha Mayekiso Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town.
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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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