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Pimpla conchyliata Tosquinet

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

Pimpla conchyliata Tosquinet 1896. Holotype in Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Geneo. Type locality: Denzo, Ethiopia.

Synonym. Pimpla brunneiventris Cameron 1905. Holotype in Albany Museum, Grahamstown. Type locality: Grahamstown

Distribution

Pimpla conchyliata_map

Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, South Africa

Biology

Host: Anaphe sp. (Thaumetopoeidae).

References

Cameron, P. 1905. On the Hymenoptera of the Albany Museum, Grahamstown, South Africa (Second paper).  Records of the Albany Museum 1:185-244.

Tosquinet, J. 1896. Contributions à la faune entomologique de l'Afrique. Ichneumonides. Mémoires de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 5: 1-430.

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort & Museum Civico di Storia Naturale, Genoa.

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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