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Euryophion variegatus Gauld & Mitchell

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

Euryophion variegatus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978. Holotype: in the Natural History Museum, London (BMNH). Type locality:

Distribution

Euryophion variegatus_map

Nigeria, Sierra Leone.

Biology

Host: Bunaea caffraria (Saturniinae), Imbrasia macrothyris (Saturniinae), Janomima westwoodi (Eupterotidae).

Reference

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.

Credits

Map illustration 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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