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Xanthopimpla romani (Krieger)

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

Xanthopimpla romani Krieger 1915. Holotype: in Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet, Stockholm. Type locality:

Xanthopimpla appendiculata (junior synonum) Cameron 1906. Holotype: in Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town (SAMC). Type locality:


Xanthopimpla romani_map

Guinea, Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Zimbabwe, Madagascar, South Africa


Host: unknown


Cameron, P. 1906. Descriptions of new species of parasitic Hymenoptera chiefly in the collection of the South African Museum, Cape Town. Annals of the South African Museum. 5:17-186. missing 18-79 

Krieger, R. 1915. Über die Ichneumonidengattung Xanthopimpla Saussure. Archiv für Naturgeschichte. 80(7):1-152.


HOLOTYPE Xanthopimpla appendiculata Photographs Simon van Noort © Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town.

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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