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Rhopalophion discinervus (Morley)

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

Ophion discenervus Morley 1926. Holotype: in South African Museum, Cape Town. Type locality:

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Distribution

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Ivory Coast, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Angola, Zimbabwe, South Africa

Biology

Host: unknown

Reference

Morley, C. 1926. On some South African Ichneumonidae in the collection of the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum. 23:435-481.

Credits

HOLOTYPE Rhopalophion discinervus Photographs Aisha Mayekiso Iziko Museums.

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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