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Epirhyssa brianfisheri Rousse & van Noort

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

Epirhyssa brianfisheri Rousse & van Noort, 2014. Holotype: in Iziko South African Museum Cape Town (SAMC). Type locality: Réserve Spéciale de Forêt Dense de Dzanga-Sangha, 12.7km 326° NW Bayanga, 3°00 27’N 16°11.55’E, Central African Republic.

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Distribution

Central African Republic.

Biology

Host: unknown.

Etymology

Dedicated to Brian Fisher (CASC), friend and expert organizer of expeditions into central Africa, including the CAR expedition that discovered this species.

References

Hopkins T, Roininen H, van Noort S, Broad GR, Kaunisto K, Sääksjärvi IE. 2019. Extensive sampling and thorough taxonomic assessment of Afrotropical Rhyssinae (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae) reveals two new species and demonstrates the limitations of previous sampling efforts. ZooKeys 878: 33-71. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.878.37845

Rousse P. & van Noort S. 2014. A review of the Afrotropical Rhyssinae (Ichneumonidae: Hymenoptera) with descriptions of five new species. European Journal of Taxonomy 91: 1-42.

http://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2014.91

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

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

 

Next genus: Megarhyssa


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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