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Laticoleus Townes

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

Laticoleus Townes, 1973. Type species: Coiloneura unicolor Townes & Townes, 1973.

ClassificationIdentification keys

 

Laticoleus alaris Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Laticoleus curvatus Delobel, 1974

 

Laticoleus infumatus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Laticoleus longicornis Delobel, 1974

 

Laticoleus mobilis Delobel, 1974

Laticoleus palpalis Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Laticoleus pedalis Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Laticoleus pronotalis Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Laticoleus sokokei Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Laticoleus spilus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

 

Laticoleus unicolor (Szépligeti, 1908)

Distribution

Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

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.

Townes, H.K. 1973. Three Tryphonine Ichneumonids from Cretaceous amber (Hymenoptera). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 75:282-287.  

Townes, H.K. and Townes, M. 1973. A catalogue and reclassification of the Ethiopian Ichneumonidae. Errata for 1944-1945 Nearctic catalogue, 1965 eastern Palearctc catalogue and 1966 Neotropic catalogue. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute. No.19. 416 pp.

Credits

Map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa). Line drawing ex Gauld & Mitchell, 1978.
  Next genus: Lepiscelus

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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