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Simophion Cushman

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

Simophion Cushman 1947. Type species: Simophion excarinatus Cushman 1947.

ClassificationIdentification keys

 

Simophion calvus Viktorov, 1961

Distribution

Simophion_map

Holarctic: Iran, Israel, Kazakhstan, Saudi Arabia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, U.S.A., Neotropical: Panama.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Cushman, R.A. 1947. A generic revision of the Ichneumon-flies of the tribe Ophionini. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 96: 417-482.

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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