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Xanthophenax pectoralis (Brullé)

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

Ephialtes pectoralis Brullé 1846. Holotype: in Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris. Type locality: South Africa

Synonyms.

Xanthophenax semidilutus (Morley 1917). Holotype: in South African Museum, Cape Town. Type locality: South Africa

Xanthophenax hyalinus (Benoit 1956). Holotype: in South African Museum, Cape Town. Type locality: South Africa

Distribution

Xanthophenax pectoralis_map

South Africa

Biology

Host: unknown

References

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

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

Morley, C. 1917. On some South African Ichneumonidae in the collection of the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum 17: 191-229.

Credits

Photographs © Aisha Mayekiso (Iziko Museums).

Map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

 

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Citation: van Noort, S. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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