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Xanthopimpla octopunctata (Kriechbaumer)

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

Theronia 8-punctata Kriechbaumer 1894. Holotype in South African Museum, Cape Town. Type locality

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Xanthopimpla_octopunctata_HOLOTYPE

 

 

 

Distribution

 

Biology

Host: unknown

Reference

 

Credits

HOLOTYPE Xanthopimpla octopunctata Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko) South African Museum, Cape Town.

Page developed by Aisha Mayekiso

 

 

  Theronia 8-punctata Kriechbaumer 1894. Holotype: in Transvaal Museum, Pretoria. Type locality: Durban, South Africa.

Distribution

Xanthopimpla octopunctata_map

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

Biology

Hosts: Argyrostagma niobe (Lymantriidae), Epicampoptera andersoni (Drepanidae)

Reference

Kriechbaumer, J. 1894. Hymenoptera Ichneumonidae a medico nautico Dr. Joh. Brauns in itinere secundo ad oras Africae lecta. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift. 39:297-318.

Credits

HOLOTYPE Theronia 8-punctata Photographs Simon van Noort Transvaal Museum, Pretoria.

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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