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Heterocola Förster

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

Heterocola Förster 1869. Type species: Thersilochus proposcidalis Thomson, 1889.

ClassificationIdentification keys

Heterocola africana Khalaim, 2007 (South Africa)

Distribution

South Africa.

Also Oriental and Palaearctic regions.

Biology

Unknown.

Reference

Förster, A. 1869. Synopsis der Familien und Gattungen der Ichneumonen. Verhandlungen des Naturhistorischen Vereins der Preussischen Rheinlande und Westfalens 25(1868): 135-221.  

Horstmann, K. 1971. Revision der europäischen Tersilochinen 1 (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae). Veröffentlichungen der Zoologischen Staatssammlung (München). 15:47-138. 

Khalaim, A. 2007. First records of Meggoleus, Heterocola and Phradis (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Tersilochinae) from the Afrotropical region, with description of four new species. African Invertebrates 48: 101-110.

Credits

Photographs by Nadene Smith © Iziko Museums of South Africa).

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

 

Next genus: Meggoleus


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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