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Pimpla mahalensis Gribodo

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

Pimpla mahalensis Gribodo 1879. Holotype in Museo Civico di Storio Naturale, Genoa. Type locality: Ethiopia

Distribution

Pimpla mahalensis_map

Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa

Biology

Hosts: Argyrostagma niobe (Lymantriidae), Gonometa postica (Lasiocampidae), Orgyia hopkinsi (Lymantriidae), Pseudometa choba (Lasiocampidae).

Reference

Gribodo, G. 1879. Note Imenotterologiche. Annali del Museo Civico Storia Nat. Genova 14: 325-347. 

Credits

Photographs Simon van Noort & Museo Civico di Storio Naturale, Genoa.

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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