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Pimpla Fabricius

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

Pimpla Fabricius, 1804. Type species: Ichneumon istigator Fabricius, 1973.

 

Pimpla_albipalpis_HOLOTYPE

Pimpla albipalpis Cameron, 1905

Pimpla_arnoldi_HOLOTYPE

Pimpla arnoldi Benoit, 1953

 

Pimpla bicolor Brullé, 1846

Pimpla_bistricta_HOLOTYPE

 

Pimpla bistricta Morley, 1916

Pimpla_burgeoni_HOLOTYPE

Pimpla burgeoni Seyrig, 1937

 

Pimpla calliphora Morley, 1914

Pimpla conchyliata Tosquinet, 1896

 

Pimpla crocata Tosquinet, 1896

 

Pimpla cyanea Szépligeti, 1908

 

Pimpla decaryi Seyrig, 1932

 

Pimpla elegantissima Szépligeti, 1922

 

Pimpla hova Seyrig, 1932

 

Pimpla maculiscaposa Seyrig, 1932

 

Pimpla madecassa (Saussure, 1892)

Pimpla mahalensis Gribodo, 1879

Pimpla_meridionalis_HOLOTYPE

Pimpla meridionalis Benoit, 1956

Pimpla_rubripes_HOLOTYPE

Pimpla rubripes Holmgren, 1868

 

Pimpla spectabilis Szépligeti, 1908

 

Pimpla tuberculata Morley, 1914

 

Pimpla vumbanus Benoit, 1953

 

Pimpla waterloti Seyrig, 1932

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

Idiobiont endoparasitoids of Holometabola (insects that go through complete metamorphosis), often butterfly or moth pupae (Lepidoptera).

References

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

Fabricius, J.C. 1793. Entomologia systematica emendata et aucta. Tom. II. Hafniae. 519 pp.

Fabricius, J.C. 1804. Systema Piezatorum: secundum ordines, genera, species, adjectis synonymis, locis, observationibus, descriptionibus. Carolum Reichard, Brunsvigae. 439+32 pp.

Credits

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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