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Afrephialtes Benoit

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

Afrephialtes Benoit, 1953. Type species: Ephialtes navus Benoit, 1953.

Afrephialtes navus (Tosquinet, 1896)

Distribution

Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone.

Also in the Palaearctic and Indo-Australian regions.

Biology

Hosts: Cryptorhynchus lapathi (Curculionidae), Hypsipyla robusta (Pyralidae), Lixus brachyrhinus (Curculionidae), Ostrinia kasmirica (Pyralidae), Sesia spheciformis (Sesiidae), Synanthedon formicaeformis (Sesiidae).

Reference

Benoit, P.L.G. 1953. Notes Ichneumonologiques Africaines V. Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines. 48:81-88.

Credits

Photographs and map illustration Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2023. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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