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Exeristes roborator (Fabricius)

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

Ichneumon roborator Fabricius, 1793. Lectotype in Universitets Zoologiske Museum, Copenhagen. Type locality:

Distribution

Kenya. Also Palaeractic and Indo-Australasian regions.

Biology

Hosts: Adleria kollari (Cynipinae), Cydia cosmophonora (Olethreurtinae), Hemimene regiana (Olethreurtinae), Lyctus pubescens (Bostrichihidae), Ptilinus pectinicornis (Anobiidae), Rhyacionia buoliana (Olethreurtinae), Rhyacionia resinella (Olethreurtinae), Segestria senoculata (Segestriidae), Steraspis squamosa (Buprestidae), Yponomeuta malinella (Yponomeutinae), Yponomeuta rorella (Yponomeutinae).

Reference

Fabricius, J.C. 1793. Entomologia systematica emendata et aucta. Tom. II. Hafniae. 519 pp. 43:123-135.

Credits

Map illustration Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).


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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