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Xanthophenax concolor concolor (Brullé)

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

Pimpla concolor Brullé 1846. Holotype: in Museo Regional di Scienze Naturali, Torino. Type locality: South Africa

Synonyms. Xanthophenax nigricornis (Cameron 1906). Syntype: in South African Museum, Cape Town. Type locality: South Africa

Xanthophenax testaceus (Morley 1916). Holotype: in South African Museum, Cape Town. Type locality: Kloof, Kwa-Zulu Natal.



Xanthophenax concolor_map

Senegal, Guinea, Togo, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Tanzania,  Mozambique, Madagascar, South Africa


Host: unknown


Brullé, M.A. 1846. Tome Quatrième. Des Hyménoptères. Les Ichneumonides. In: Lepeletier de Saint-Fargeau A. "Histoire Naturelles des Insectes." Paris. 680 pp. pp. 56-324.

Cameron, P. 1906. Descriptions of new species of parasitic Hymenoptera chiefly in the collection of the South African Museum, Cape Town. Annals of the South African Museum 5: 17-186.

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.


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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