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Enicospilus_oweni_PARATYPE

Enicospilus oweni Gauld & Mitchell

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

Enicospilus oweni Gauld & Mitchell 1978. Holotype: in American Entomological Institute, Florida. Type locality:


PARATYPE  Enicospilus oweni in Albany Museum, Grahamstown.

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PARATYPE Enicospilus oweni in Albany Museum, Grahamstown. 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, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, Yemen.

Biology

Hosts: Anomis leona (Ophiderinae), Diacrisia investigatorum (Arctiinae).

DNA

BOLD Identification Number - ADB4116.

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

Gauld, I.D. and Mitchell, P.A. 1978. The taxonomy, Distribution and host preferences of African parasitic wasps of the subfamily Ophioninae. CAB:Slough. Commonwealth Institute of Entomology, London. 287pp.

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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