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Sericopimpla_sericata_HOLOTYPE

Sericopimpla

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

Sericopimpla Kriechbaumer 1895. Type species: Pimpla sericata Viereck 1914.

Sericopimpla_sericata_HOLOTYPE

Sericopimpla sericata (Kriechbaumer, 1895)

Distribution

Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania.

Indo-Australian: Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Papa New Guinea, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand.

Holarctic: Korea, Nepal, Pakistan.

Oceanic: New Caledon, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu Islands.

Biology

Hosts: Chrysomelidae, Helialidae, Lasiocampidae, Psychidae.

References

Kriechbaumer, J. 1895. Hymenoptera nova exotica Ichneumonidae e collectione Dr. Rich. Kriegeri. Sitzungsberichte der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft zu Leipzig. 1893/4:124-136.  

Morley, C. 1916. On some South African Ichneumonidae in the collection of the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum. 15:353-400.

Credits

Map illustration Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).
  Next genus: Theronia

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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