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Dictyonotus nigrocyaneus (Tosquinet)

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

Ophionopsis nigrocyaneus Tosquinet, 1903. Holotype: in Institute Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Bruxelles (IRSB). Type locality:

Europhion magnificus Morley, 1912. Holotype: in the Natural History Museum, London (NHMUK).Type locality: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.

Ophionopsis fulvipes Tosquinet, 1903. Holotype: in Institute Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Bruxelles. Type locality:

Holotype (IRSB) imaged 2003 with hand held Nikon FE2, 105 mm macro lens and 35mm slide film.
 

Non type (SAMC)
 

Distribution

Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe.

Biology

Host: Lophostethus dumolinii (Spingidae).

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.

Tosquinet, J. 1903. Ichneumonides nouveaux. (Travail posthume). Mémoires de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 10: 1-403.

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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