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Neotheronia Krieger

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

Neotheronia Krieger, 1899. Type species: Theoronia tolteca Cresson, 1874.

 

Neotheronia embolema (Benoit, 1964)

  Neotheronia interrupta Szépligeti, 1908
  Neotheronia melanocera (Holmgren, 1868)

Neotheronia ruwenzorica (Benoit, 1952)

Distribution

Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda.

Nearctic: USA.

Neotropical: Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Guadeloupe, Gautemala, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Trinidad, Uruguay, Venezuela.

Biology

Hosts: Agyrostagma niobe (Lymantriidae), Belvosia sp. (Tachinidae), Eunica monima modesta (Nymphalidae), Euprocrotis terminalis (Lymantriidae), Phakellura hyalinata (Pyralidae), Syssphinx molina (Saturniidae), Trichoplusia orchalcea (Noctuidae), Tromatobia rufopectus (Ichneumonidae), Zonopimpla carolinae (Ichneumonidae).

References

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

Cresson, E.T. 1874. Descriptions of Mexican Ichneumonidae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia. 1873:374-413.

Krieger, R. 1899. Über einige mit Pimpla verwandte Ichneumonidengattungen. Sitzungsberichte der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft zu Leipzig. 1897/98: 47-124.

Credits

Photographs and map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

 

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Citation: van Noort, S. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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