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Itoplectis melanocephala (Gravenhorst)

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

Pimpla melanocephala Gravenhorst 1829. Holotype: desposition unknown Type locality

Distribution

Azerbaijin, Bulgaria, China, Czechoslovakia, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Kazakhastan, Kenya, Latvia, Mongolia, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Russia, Sweden, Taijikistan, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan, Yugoslavia.

Biology

Hosts: Aletia impura (Hadeninae), Chilo phragmitellus (Crambinae), Depressaria daucella (Depressariidae), Depressaria pastinacella (Depressariidae), Leucania obsoleta (Hadeninae), Monda rogenhoferi (Psychidae), Ostrinia nubilalis (Pyraustinae).

Reference

Gravenhorst, J.L.C. 1829. Ichneumonologia Europaea. Pars III. Vratislaviae. 1097 pp.

Credits

Map illustration 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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