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Epirhyssa shaka Rousse & van Noort

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

Epirhyssa shaka Rousse & van Noort, 2014. Holotype: in KwaZulu-Natal Museum, Pietermaritzburg, South Africa (NMSA). Type locality: Umlalazi Nat. Res, 1.5 km E Mtunzini [28°57’S 31°45’E], South Africa.

Epirhyssa_shaka_habitus_profile
 

Distribution

South Africa.

Biology

Host: unknown.

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 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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