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Tariqia stellaris Rousse & Villemant

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

Tariqia stellaris  Rousse & Villemant, 2012.Holotype: in Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris (MNHN) (MNHN). Type locality: Réunion, Bras Panon / La Caroline, alt. 230m.
Tariqia stellaris habitus female Tariqia stellaris habitus male
Tariqia stellaris propodeum  

Distribution

Reunion.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Etymology

The species name refers to the peculiar aspect of the propodeal carination (Rousse & Villemant, 2012).

References

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

Next genus: Brachyscleroma (Sisyrostolinae)


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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