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Epirhyssa maynei Benoit

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

Epirhyssa maynei Benoit, 1952. Holotype: in Musée Royal l'Afrique Centrale, Tervuren (RMCA). Type locality: Albertville [05°56’N 29°12’E], Democratic Republic of Congo.

Epirhyssa_maynei_habitus_profile
 

Distribution

Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

 

Benoit, P.L.G. 1952. Notes Ichneumonologiques Africaines II. Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 46: 51-59.

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 by Pascal Rousse © (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

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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