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Charitopes Förster

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

Charitopes Förster 1869. Type species: Hemiteles chrystopae Brischke 1890.

 

Charitopes collaris Townes, 1983

 

Charitopes rhodesiae Townes, 1983

Distribution

Afrotropical, Holarctic, Neotropical & Indo-Australian regions

Biology

Hosts: Elachista luticomella (Elachistidae), Eupoecilia ambiguella (Tortricidae), Hemerobius sp. (Hemerobiidae), Iseropus coelebs (Ichhneumonidae), Kimminsia betulina (Hemerobiidae), Kimminsia subnebulosa (Hemerobiidae), Lobesia botrana (Hemerobiidae), Micromus posticus (Hemerobiidae), Micromus variegatus (Hemerobiidae), Pieris brassicae (Pieridae), Pristiphora abietina (Tenthredinidae), Wesmaelius conscinnus (Neuroptera Genera incertae sedis), Wesmaelius quadrifasciatus (Neuroptera Genera incertae sedis)

Reference

Brischke, C.G.A. 1890. Einige für Westpreussen oder überhaupt neue Ichneumoniden und Blattwespen. Schriften der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Danzig. (2) 7(3):102-107.

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

Credits

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Citation: van Noort, S. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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