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Neotheronia ruwenzorica Benoit

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

Theronia ruwenzorica Benoit, 1952. Holotype in Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (RMCA). Type locality: Mt. Ruwenzori, Democratic REpublic of Congo.


 

Female Holotype (RMCA). Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa), taken with a hand-held Nikon FE2, 35 mm slide film and 105 mm macro lens in 2003.


Distribution

Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Reference

Benoit, P.L.G. 1952. Notes Ichneumonologiques Africaines II. Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 46: 51-59.

Credits

Photographs and 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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