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Camptotypus Kriechbaumer

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

Camptotypus Kriechbaumer 1889. Type species: Camptotypus sellatus Kriechbaumer.

Synonyms

Hemipimpla Saussure 1892. Type species: Hemipimpla pulchripennis Saussure (Synonymy: Sääksjävi, Gauld & Salo 2004)

Erythropimpla Ashmead 1900. Type species: Erythropimpla abbottii Ashmead.

Trichiothecus Cameron 1903. Type species: Trichiothecus ruficeps Cameron.

Cosmiopimpla Cameron 1905. Type species: Cosmiopimpla ferruginea Cameron.

Pleurodontoplax Enderlein 1914. Type species: Pleurodontoplax congoensis Enderlein.

Phruropimpla Benoit 1964. Type species: Hemipimpla flavicaput Morley.

Camptotypus accuratus (Tosquinet, 1896)

Camptotypus apicalis (Brullé, 1846)

 

Camptotypus caffra (Saussure, 1892)

 

Camptotypus cognata (Tosquinet, 1896)

 

Camptotypus divisa (Tosquinet, 1896)

 

Camptotypus errans (Seyrig, 1932)

 

Camptotypus faceta (Enderlein, 1921)

Hemipimpla_ferruginea_HOLOTYPE

Camptotypus ferruginea (Cameron, 1905)

 

Camptotypus flavicans (Seyrig, 1932)

Camptotypus flavicaput (Morley, 1914)

 

Camptotypus maculatus (Pisica, 1984)

Camptotypus pulchripennis (Saussure, 1892)

 

Camptotypus perforans (Seyrig, 1932)

 

Camptotypus simillima (Morley, 1914)

 

Camptotypus superba (Szépligeti, 1908)

 

Camptotypus trifasciata (Szépligeti, 1908)

 

Camptotypus umbrata (Morley, 1914)

 

Camptotypus verticellus (Morley, 1914)

 

Camptotypus vipioides (Brullé, 1846)  

Distribution

Afrotropical, Australasian & Oriental regions.

Biology

Parasitoids of Lepidoptera (Drepanidae) and Hymenoptera (Vespidae, Polistinae).

References

Brooks RW & Wahl DB. 1987. Biology and mature larva of Hemipimpla pulchripennis (Saussure), a parasite of Rhopalidia (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae, Vespidae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 95: 547–552.

Keeping MG & Crewe RM. 1983. Parasitoids, commensals and colony size in nests of Belonogaster (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa. 46: 309–323.

Kriechbaumer J. 1889. Nova genera et species Pimplidarum. Entomologische Nachrichten 15: 307-312.

Sääksjävi IE, Gauld ID & Salo J. 2004. Phylogenetic evaluation of the tropical Camptotypus genus-group (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae), with a key to the world genera. Journal of Natural History 38: 2759-2778.

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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