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Enicospilus lictus Gauld & Mitchell

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

Enicospilus lictus Gauld & Mitchell 1978. Holotype: in Musée Royal l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (MRAC). Type locality: Bingerville, Ivory Coast.

Holotype imaged 2003 with hand held Nikon FE2, 105 mm macro lens and 35mm slide film.
 

Distribution

Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Uganda.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Reference

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.

Credits

Photographs © 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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