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Dicamptus pulchellus (Morley)

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

Allocamptus pulchellus Morley 1912. Holotype: inthe Natural History Museum, London (NHMUK).Type locality:

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Distribution

Dicamptus pulchellus_map

Sudan, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Central African Republic,  Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda,  Kenya, Tanzania, Madagascar, 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. 1912. A revision of the Ichneumonidae based on the collection in the British Museum (Natural History) with descriptions of new genera and species Part I. Tribes Ophionides and Metopiides. British Museum, London. 88pp.

Credits

Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

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Citation: van Noort, S. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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