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Enicospilus Stephens

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

Enicospilus Stephens, 1835. Type species: Ophion combustus Gauld, 1981.

ClassificationIdentification keys

 

Enicospilus abessyniensis (Szépligeti, 1907)

 

Enicospilus addendus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus agrophus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus akainus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus_albiger_HOLOTYPE

Enicospilus albiger (Kriechbaumer, 1894)

 

Enicospilus amarus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus amygdalis Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus anaxeus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus angustatus (Brullé, 1846)

 

Enicospilus antefurcalis (Szépligeti, 1908)

 

Enicospilus antimena (Saussure, 1892)

 

Enicospilus apicalis (Szépligeti, 1908)

Enicospilus arabicus Gadallah & Soliman, 2017

 

Enicospilus arduus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus babaulti (Seyrig, 1935)

 

Enicospilus bantu (Schulz, 1906)

 

Enicospilus batus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus bajulus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus bebelus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus belosus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978  

 

Enicospilus betanimenus (Saussure, 1892)

Enicospilus bicoloratus Cameron, 1912

 

Enicospilus biimpressus (Brullé, 1846)

 

Enicospilus bipartitus (Tosquinet, 1896)

 

Enicospilus bonaberiensis Strand, 1917

Enicospilus braunsii (Kriechbaumer, 1901)

Enicospilus brevicornis (Masi, 1939)

 

Enicospilus camboui Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus camerunensis (Enderlein, 1921)

Enicospilus capensis (Thunberg, 1822)

 

Enicospilus cariosus (Enderlein, 1921)

 

Enicospilus cednus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus cittus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus cohacarus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus corrugans (Enderlein, 1921)

Enicospilus communis (Szépligeti, 1906)

 

Enicospilus congoensis (Cameron, 1912)

Enicospilus cubitalis (Szépligeti, 1906)

 

Enicospilus damius Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus daulus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus decaryi Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus diabolicus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus diro Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus divisus (Seyrig, 1935)

 

Enicospilus dolosus (Tosquinet, 1896)

Enicospilus drakensbergi Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus drasmosus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus drymosus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus dubius (Tosquinet, 1896)

 

Enicospilus eirmosus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus emcedius Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus_equatus_HOLOTYPE

Enicospilus equatus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus evanescens Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus expeditus (Tosquinet, 1896)

 

Enicospilus famantrus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus fananus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus fatalis Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus fetus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus fenestralis (Szépligeti, 1906)

Enicospilus_finalis_PARATYPE

Enicospilus finalis Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus furius Seyrig, 1935

Enicospilus gauldetmitchellorum Rousse & van Noort, 2014

Enicospilus glyphanosus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus gonidius Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus grandiflavus Townes & Townes, 1973

 

Enicospilus hecastus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus helvolus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus henryi Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus herero (Enderlein, 1914)

 

Enicospilus hoplus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus_hova_PARATYPE

Enicospilus hova Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus_hyailosus_PARATYPE

Enicospilus hyailosus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus icterus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus indovus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus inflexocarinatus (Enderlein, 1921)

 

Enicospilus janakus Gauld,Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus junctus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus justus (Seyrig, 1935)

 

Enicospilus kadiosus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus krossus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus_ktesus_PARATYPE

Enicospilus ktesus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus lanafius Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus_lancasteri_PARATYPE

Enicospilus lancasteri Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus laqueatus (Enderlein, 1921)

 

Enicospilus latus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus_leucocotis_HOLOTYPE

Enicospilus leucocotis (Tosquinet, 1896)

 

Enicospilus leionotus (Tosquinet, 1896)

Enicospilus lictus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus luebberti (Enderlein, 1914)

 

Enicospilus mahalonius Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus mamatsus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus_marjorieae_PARATYPE

Enicospilus marjorieae Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus mauritii (Saussure, 1892)

 

Enicospilus microspilus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus mirabilis Soliman & Gadallah, 2017

 

Enicospilus mnous Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus_natalensis_HOLOTYPE

Enicospilus natalensis (Kriechbaumer, 1894)

 

Enicospilus nefarius Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus nervellator Aubert, 1966

 

Enicospilus nesius Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus nops Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus nugalis (Schulz, 1906)

Enicospilus nubeculatus Seyrig, 1935

Enicospilus oculator Seyrig, 1935

Enicospilus odax Gauld,Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus oswaldi (Saussure, 1892)

 

Enicospilus ovius Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus_oweni_PARATYPE

Enicospilus oweni Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus pacificus (Holmgren, 1868)

Enicospilus pallidus (Taschenberg, 1875)

 

Enicospilus perlatus Shestakov, 1926

 

Enicospilus pescator (Seyrig, 1935)

 

Enicospilus plagiatus (Saussure, 1892)

 

Enicospilus pluvius Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus polemus Gauld, 1982

  

Enicospilus polyspilus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus pressuratus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus_prolixus_PARATYPE

Enicospilus prolixus Gauld,Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus prospiracularis Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus pseudoculator Gadallah & Soliman, 2017

 

Enicospilus psammus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus pseudonugalis Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus punctipinnis (Saussure, 1892)

Enicospilus quietus (Seyrig, 1935)

 

Enicospilus recavus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus rehanarius Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus repentinus (Holmgren, 1860)

 

Enicospilus retsifoius Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus riukiuensis (Matsumura & Uchida, 1926)

 

Enicospilus rubens (Tosquinet, 1896)

Enicospilus_rufus_HOLOTYPE

Enicospilus rufus (Brullé, 1846)

Enicospilus rundiensis Bischoff, 1915

 

Enicospilus ruidus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus ruscus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus ruwenzorius Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus seminiger (Szépligeti, 1906)

 

Enicospilus sesamiae Delobel, 1974

 

Enicospilus seyrigi Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus shadaensis Gadallah & Soliman, 2017

 

Enicospilus simandrius Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus sphenus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus splendidus Rousse, Soliman & Gadallah, 2017

 

Enicospilus streblus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus talaorus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus taxus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus_tenuigena_HOLOTYPE

Enicospilus tenuigena Kriechbaumer, 1901

Enicospilus_transvaalensis_HOLOTYPE

Enicospilus transvaalensis Cameron, 1911

 

Enicospilus trilineatus (Brullé, 1846)

 

Enicospilus umbratus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus unidens Seyrig, 1935

 

Enicospilus vatius Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Enicospilus vitry Rousse & Villemant, 2012

 

Enicospilus volitius Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus vorax Seyrig, 1935

 

Enicospilus vorikus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Enicospilus watshami Gauld, 1982

 

Enicospilus xandarus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

Koinobiont endoparasitoids of Lepidoptera.

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: 1–69. https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2017.365

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.

Rousse, P. & van Noort, S. 2014. Afrotropical Ophioninae (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae): an update of Gauld & Mitchell's revision, including two new species and an interactive matrix identification key. ZooKeys 456: 59–73. doi:10.3897/zookeys.456.8140

Rousse, P. & Villemant, C. 2012. Ichneumons in Reunion Island: a catalogue of the local Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera) species, including 15 new taxa and a key to species. Zootaxa 3278: 1–57.

Rousse P, Quicke DLJ, Matthee CA, Lefeuvre P & van Noort S. 2016. A molecular and morphological reassessment of the phylogeny of the subfamily Ophioninae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnaean Society 178: 128–148. doi: 10.1111/zoj.12405

Stephens, J.F. 1835. Illustrations of British Entomology. Mandibulata. Vol. VII. Baldwin & Cradock, London. 306 pp. [Index, list of plates and errata published in 1845.]

Yu D.S., van Achterberg, K., Horstmann, K. 2011. World Ichneumonoidea 2011. Taxonomy, biology, morphology and distribution. Available from Vancouver, Canada: Taxapad. www.taxapad.com

Credits

Photograph in header banner and of Enicospilus braunsii © Ivan Andersen.

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa), or photographs by Agničle Touret-Alby © MNHN (specimens database http://coldb.mnhn.fr), or photographs © Hathal M. Al Dhafer (King Saud University, Riyadh).

 

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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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