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Orthocentrus Gravenhorst

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

Orthocentrus Gravenhorst, 1829. Type species: Orthocentrus anomalus Gravenhorst, 1829.

 

Orthocentrus longiceps Seyrig, 1935

 

Orthocentrus limpidus Seyrig, 1935

 

Orthocentrus mediocris Seyrig, 1934

 

Orthocentrus pulcher Seyrig, 1934

 

Orthocentrus punctatissimus Benoit, 1954

 

Orthocentrus rovensis Seyrig, 1934

 

Orthocentrus semiflavus Seyrig, 1935

Orthocentrus urbanus Seyrig, 1934

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

 

Hosts: Balaninus glandium (Curculionidae), Delia radicum (Anthomyiidae), Eledona agaricola (Tenebrionidae), Gilpinia hercyniae (Diprionidae), Hylemya flavopicta (Anthomyiidae), Leopus nebulosus (Cerambycidae), Paratinia sp. (Mycetophilidae), Saperda populnea (Cerambycidae), Saperda scalaris (Cerambycidae), Sciophila hirta (Mycetophilidae), Sciophila rufa (Mycetophilidae).

Reference

Gravenhorst, J.L.C. 1829. Ichneumonologia Europaea. Pars III. Vratislaviae. 1097 pp.

Rousse, P. & Villemant, C. 2012. Ichneumons in Reunion Island: a catalogue of the local Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera) species, including 15 new taxa and a key to species. Zootaxa 3278: 1–57.

Yu D.S., van Achterberg, K., Horstmann, K. 2011. World Ichneumonoidea 2011. Taxonomy, biology, morphology and distribution. Available from Vancouver, Canada: Taxapad. www.taxapad.com

Credits

Photographs by Agničle Touret-Alby © MNHN (specimens database http://coldb.mnhn.fr).
 

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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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