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Pimpla rugosa (Benoit)

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

Juniour synonym of Pimpla albipalpis Cameron 1905.

Itoplectis rugosus Benoit 1956. Holotype: in South African Museum, Cape Town. Type locality: South Africa


Itoplectis rugosus_map

South Africa


Host: Cydia ponomella (Torticidae).


Benoit, P.L.G. 1956. Ichneumonidae nouveaux ou interessants de l'Afrique du Sud. Annals of the South African Museum 43: 123-135.

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


Map illustration Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

Photographs Aisha Mayekiso (Iziko Museums of Cape Town).

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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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