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Astomaspis Förster

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

Astomaspis Förster, 1869. Type species: Astomaspis metathoracica Perkins, 1962.

Astomaspis acanthogaster (Tosquinet, 1903)

 

Astomaspis annulator (Seyrig, 1952)

 

Astomaspis ardator (Seyrig, 1952)

 Astomaspis_coelebs_HOLOTYPE

Astomaspis coelebs (Holmgren, 1868)

Astomaspis extinctor (Seyrig, 1952)

Astomaspis jucunda (Seyrig, 1952)

  Astomaspis pygidiator (Seyrig, 1952)
Caenoaulax_striatus

Astomaspis rustica Townes, 1973

 

Astomaspis sulcator (Seyrig, 1952)

 

Astomaspis tristis (Seyrig, 1952)

Astomaspis_violaceipennis_HOLOTYPE Astomaspis violaceipennis (Cameron, 1905)

Distribution

Astomaspis_map

Afrotopical: South Africa, Madagascar.

Nearctic: USA.

Oriental: China, Japan, Malaysia.

Palaearctic: Finland, France, Germany, Poland, Romania, Russia, Sweden, United Kingdom, Australasian: Australia.

Biology

Hosts: Astala confederata (Tineoidea), Cryptothelea minuscula (Tineoidea).

References

Cameron, P. 1905. A new genus of Hemitelini (Ichneumonidae) from Cape Colony. Entomologist 249-250.

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

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

Morley, C. 1926. On some South African Ichneumonidae in the collection of the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum 23: 435-481.
Townes, H.K. & Townes, M. 1973. A catalogue and reclassification of the Ethiopian Ichneumonidae. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute No.19. 416 pp.

Perkins, J.F. 1962. On the type species of Förster's genera (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History) 11:385-483.

Seyrig, A. 1952. Les Ichneumonides de Madagascar. IV Ichneumonidae Cryptinae. Mémoires de l'Académie Malgache. Fascicule XIX. 213 pp.

Tosquinet, J. 1903. Ichneumonides nouveaux. (Travail posthume). Mémoires de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 10: 1-403.

Credits

Photographs © 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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