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Enicospilus brevicornis (Masi)

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

Amesospilus brevicornis Masi 1939. Holotype in Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Genoa. Type locality: Mega, Ethiopia.


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Holotype in Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Geno. Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).


 

Saudi Arabia. Photographs Hathal M. Al Dhafer (King Saud University, Riyadh).


Distribution

Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen. Also Palaearctic region: Egypt.

Biology

Host: unknown.

DNA

BOLD Identification Number - ADB3412.

References

Gadallah N.S., Soliman A.M., Rousse P. & Al Dhafer H.M. 2017. The genus Enicospilus Stephens, 1835 (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Ophioninae) in Saudi Arabia, with twelve new species records and the description of five new species. European Journal of Taxonomy 365: 169. https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2017.365

Masi, L. 1939. Hymenoptera, Chalcididae, Cynipidae, Ichneumonidae, Braconidae, Bethylidae. Missione Biologica nel Paese dei Borana 3: 21-36.

Credits

Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa), or

Photographs Hathal M. Al Dhafer (King Saud University, Riyadh).

Map illustration Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

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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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