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Echthromorpha agrestoria (Swederus)

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

Ichneumon agrestorius Swederus, 1787. Holotype: in the Natural History Museum, London (BMNH). Type locality: Society Islands (Pacific Ocean).

Photographs Werner Strumpher (ARC). Species determination by Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).



Afrotropical, Indo-Australian, Oceanic & Palaearctic regions. A common globally widespread species.


Endoparasitoid of a broad range of butterfly and moth families (Lepidoptera).


Swederus, N.S. 1787. Fortsattning af Beskrifningen pa 50 nya species af insecter. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar. 8:276-290.


Photographs Werner Strumpher (ARC).

Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)


Citation: van Noort, S. 2024. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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