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Skiapus Morley

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

Skiapus Morley, 1917. Type species: Skiapus coalescens Morley, 1917.

ClassificationIdentification keys

Skiapus coalescens Morley, 1917

Distribution

Malawi, South Africa.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

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.

Morley, C. 1917. On some South African Ichneumonidae in the collection of the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum 17: 191-229.

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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