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Euryphion_nigripennis_HOLOTYPE

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:

Distribution

Euryophion nigripennis_map

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

Biology

Host: Acanthocampa belina (Saturniidae).

Reference

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.

Credits

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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