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Enicospilus rundiensus Bischoff

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

Enicospilus rundiensis Bischoff, 1915. Lectotype male in Zoologisches Museum, Berlin (MNHU), designated by Townes & Townes (1973: 183). Type locality: Burundi.

Enicospilus ruandensis Roman, 1924: 8. Lectotype female in (NR), designated by Townes & Townes (1973: 183). Type locality: Rwanda. Synonymy by Gauld & Mitchell, 1978.


 

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


Distribution

 

Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Tanzania, Yemen, Zimbabwe.

Biology

Host: unknown.

DNA

BOLD Identification Number - ADB5118.

References

Bischoff, H. 1915. Zoologische Ergebnisse der Professor Hans Myerschen Expedition nach Ostafrika 1911. 1. Verzeichnis und Beschreibungen der gesammelten Hymenopteren. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum, Berlin 7: 471-477.

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 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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