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Xanthopimpla dorsigera (Saussure)

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

Chloropimpla dorsigera Saussure 1892. Holotype: in Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris. Type locality:

Distribution

Xanthopimpla dorsigera_map

Guinea, Madagascar

Biology

Hosts: Sciomesa biluma (Amphipyrinae), Sesamia calamistis (Amphipyrinae)

Reference

Saussure, H. de. 1892. Hymenopteres. In: Grandidier A. "Histoire physique naturelle et politique de Madagascar. 20." Paris. 590 pp.

Credits

HOLOTYPE Xanthopimpla dorsigera Photographs Simon van Noort © Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris.

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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