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Tromatobia dilutula (Benoit)

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

Epiurus dilutula Benoit 1953. Holotype: in Musée Royal de l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (RMCA). Type locality: Col du Biega, Democratic Republic of Congo.


Female Holotype (RMCA). Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa), taken with a hand-held Nikon FE2, 35 mm slide film and 105 mm macro lens in 2003.


Democratic Republic of Congo.


Host: unknown.


Benoit, P.L.G. 1953. Sur des Polysphinctini du Congo belge (Ichneum. - Pimpl.). Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 47: 137-141.

Benoit, P.L.G. 1953. Nouveaux Ichneumonidae du Congo belge. Lambillionea 53(9-10): 76-78.


Photographs and 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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