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Euryophion nigripennis Cameron

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

Euryophion nigripennis Cameron, 1906. Holotype: in South African Museum, Cape Town (SAMC). Type locality:


Euryophion nigripennis_map

Botswana, Chad, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe.


Host: Acanthocampa belina (Saturniidae).


Cameron, P. 1906. Descriptions of new species of parasitic Hymenoptera chiefly in the collection of the South African Museum, Cape Town. Annals of the South African Museum 5: 17-186.


HOLOTYPE Enicospilus nigripennis Photographs Aisha Mayekiso Iziko Museums.
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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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