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Plectiscus Gravenhorst

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

Plectiscus Gravenhorst 1829. Type species: Plectiscus impurator Gravenhorst 1829.

 

Plectiscus pomariorum (Seyrig, 1934)

Distribution

 

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Afrotropical: Madagascar, Holarctic: Austria, Belguim, Bulgaria, Canada, Czechoslovakia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Madeira Islands, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, Russia, Sweden, U.S.A., United Kingdom

Biology

Hosts: Pennisetia hylaeformis (Sesiidae), Scaria nigripennis (Sciaridae)

Reference

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

Credits

Map illustration Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

 

Next genus: Proclitus


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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