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Tromatobia Förster

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

Tromatobia Förster, 1869. Type species: Pimpla variabilis Holmgren, 1856.

Tromatobia dilutula (Benoit, 1953)

Tromatobia sulcata (Benoit, 1953)

Pimpla_quadricolor _HOLOTYPE

Tromatobia quadricolor (Kriechbaumer, 1894)

Tromatobia variabalis (Holmgren, 1856)

Distribution

Worldwide.

Biology

Hosts: Araneus thaddeus (Araneidae), Metepeira atascadero (Araneidae), Metepeira incrassata (Araneidae).

References

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.

Förster, A. 1869. Synopsis der Familien und Gattungen der Ichneumonen. Verhandlungen des Naturhistorischen Vereins der Preussischen Rheinlande und Westfalens 25(1868): 135-221.  

Holmgren, A.E. 1856. Entomologiska anteckningar under en resa i södra Sverige ar 1854. Kongliga Svenska Vetenskapsakademiens Handlingar 75(1854):1-104.

Kriechbaumer, J. 1894. Hymenoptera Ichneumonidea a medico nautico Dr. Joh. Brauns in itinere ad oras Africae occidentalis lecta. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 39: 43-68.

Credits

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