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Enicospilus abessyniensis (Szépligeti)

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

Dicamptus abessyniensis Szépligeti 1907. Holotype: in Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris (MNHN). Type locality:

Distribution

Enicospilus abessyniensis_map

Afrotropical: Liberia, Ivory Coast, Central African Republic, Ethiopia, Gabon, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Tanzania, Angola, Madagscar, South Africa, Oriental: Sri Lanka

Biology

Hosts: Dasychira compsa (Lymantriidae), Dasychira geoffreyi (Lymantriidae), Dasychira rubrifilata (Lymantriidae), Psalis pennatula (Lymantriidae)

Reference

Szépligeti, G. 1907. Collections faites par M.le Baron Maurice de Rothschild dans l'Afrique orientale, insectes Hyménoptčres: Ichneumonides. Bulletin du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Paris. 13:136-139.

Credits

Map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).
  Next genus: Eremotylus                        Next species: Enicospilus addendus

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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