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Astomaspis coelebs (Holmgren)

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

Ischnoceros coelebs Holmgren, 1868. Holotype: in Naturhistorika Riksmuseet, Stockholm. Type locality

Caenopimpla crassa  Morley, 1926. Holotype: in Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town (SAMC). Type locality: Mfongosi, South Africa (junior synonym).

Distribution

South Africa.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Holmgren, A.E. 1868. Hymenoptera. Species novas descripsit. Kongliga Svenska Fregatten Eugenies Resa omkring jorden. Zoologi 6:391-442.

Townes, H.K. & Townes, M. 1973. A catalogue and reclassification of the Ethiopian Ichneumonidae. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute No.19. 416 pp.

Credits

Photographs by Aisha Mayekiso Iziko Museums.

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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