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Megarhyssa babaulti Seyrig

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

Megarhyssa babaulti Seyrig 1937. Holotype: in Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris. Type locality: Region Lac Kivu, Kadjudju [Kajuju 02°09’S 28°54’E], Democratic Republic of Congo.

Holotype MNHN imaged by Pascal Rousse 2013


Holotype MNHN imaged by RECOLNAT (ANR-11-INBS-0004) - Christophe Hervé - 2014.


Holotype MNHN imaged by Agnièle Touret-Alby.



Democratic Republic of Congo.


Host: unknown.



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.


Seyrig, A. 1937. Sur les Rhyssini de la faune éthiopienne (Hym. Ichneumonidae). Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines 30: 112-116.


Photographs by Pascal Rousse © (Iziko Museums of South Africa) or

photographs by RECOLNAT (ANR-11-INBS-0004) - Christophe Hervé - 2014.


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

Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)


Citation: van Noort, S. 2022. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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