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Xanthopimpla citrina (Holmgren)

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

Pimpla citrina Holmgren 1868. Holotype: in Naturhistorisches Riksmuseet, Stockholm. Type locality:

Distribution

Xanthopimpla citrina_map

Guinea, Kenya, Maritius , Mozambique, Tanzania

Biology

Hosts: Busseola fusca (Amphipyrinae), Chilo argyrolepia (Crambinae), Chilo partellus (Crambinae), Nacoleia praeteritalis (Pyraustinae), Procerata sacchariphaga (Brachodidae), Sesamia calaminist (Amphipyrinae), Speia vuteria (Amphipyrinae)

Reference

Holmgren, A.E. 1868. Hymenoptera. Species novas descripsit. Kongliga Svenska Fregatten Eugenies Resa omkring jorden. Zoologi. 6:391-442.

Credits

HOLOTYPE Xanthopimpla citrina Photographs Simon van Noort Naturhistorisches Riksmuseet, Stockholm.

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

  Next genus: Zabrachypus                          Next species: Xanthopimpla coelocnema

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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