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Rhopalophion Seyrig

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

Rhopalophion Seyrig 1935. Type species: Rhopalophion curvus Seyrig 1935.

ClassificationIdentification keys

 

Rhopalophion divergens Delobel, 1975

Rhopalophion_discinervus_HOLOTYPE

Rhopalophion discinervus (Morley, 1926)

 

Rhopalophion parallelus Delobel, 1975

Distribution

Rhopalophion_map

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

Biology

Host: unknown.

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.

Seyrig, A. 1935. Mission scientifique de l'Omo. Tome III. Fascicule 18. Hymenoptera, II. Ichneumonidae: Cryptinae, Pimplinae, Tryphoninae et Ophioninae. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris (MNHN). 4:1-100.  

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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