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Xanthopimpla punctifrons Townes

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

Xanthopimpla punctifrons Townes 1973. Holotype: desposition unknown Type locality:


Xanthopimpla punctifrons_map

Guinea, Madagascar


Host: Pyrausta phyllophila (Pyraustinae)


Townes, H.K. and Townes, M. 1973. A catalogue and reclassification of the Ethiopian Ichneumonidae. Errata for 1944-1945 Nearctic catalogue, 1965 eastern Palearctc catalogue and 1966 Neotropic catalogue. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute. No.19. 416 pp.


HOLOTYPE Xanthopimpla punctifrons Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

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. 2024. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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