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Eremotylus Förster

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

Eremotylus Förster, 1869. Type species: Anomalon marginatum Jurine, 1807.

ClassificationIdentification keys

 

Eremotylus boguschi (Meyer, 1935)

Eremotylus marginatus (Jurine,1807)

Distribution

Afrotropical, Palaearctic, Nearctic, Neotropical, Oriental regions.

Biology

Hosts: Hemileuca oliviae (Saturniidae), Hylesia lineata (Saturniidae).

References

Förster, A. 1869. Synopsis der Familien und Gattungen der Ichneumonen. Verhandlungen des Naturhistorischen Vereins der Preussischen Rheinlande und Westfalens 25(1868): 135-221.  

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.

Jurine, L. 1807. Nouvelle méthode de classer les Hyménoptères et les Diptères. 1. Hyménoptères. Geneva. 319 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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