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Aperileptus Förster

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

Aperileptus Förster 1869. Type species: Plectiscus albipalpus Gravenhorst 1829.

 

Aperileptus inauguralis Benoit, 1955

Biology

Hosts: Anomalomyia guttata (Mycetophilidae), Mycetophila forcipata (Mycetophilidae), Mycetophila fungorum (Mycetophilidae), Mycetophila guttata (Mycetophilidae), Mycetophila pictula (Mycetophilidae)

Distribution

Afrotropical, Nearctic, Palearctic regions

Reference

Förster, A. 1869. Synopsis der Familien und Gattungen der Ichneumonen. Verhandlungen des Naturhistorischen Vereins der Preussischen Rheinlande und Westfalens. 25(1868):135-221.

Gravenhorst, J.L.C. 1829. Ichneumonologia Europaea. Pars II. Vratislaviae. 989 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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