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Enicospilus communis (Szépligeti)

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

Henicospilus communis Szépligeti 1906. Holotype: in Termeszettudomanyi Muzeum Allattara, Budapest. Type locality: Tanzania

Synonym. Enicospilus fulvescens (Masi 1939). Holotype: in Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Genoa. Type locality: Ethiopia

Distribution

Enicospilus communis_map

Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, South Africa

Biology

Hosts: Anomis flava (Noctuidae), Helicoverpa armigera (Noctuidae)

Reference

Szépligeti, G. 1906. Neue exotische Ichneumoniden aus der Sammlung des Ungarischen National Museums. Annales Musei Nationalis Hungarici. 4:119-156

Credits

Map illustration © 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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