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Meggoleus Townes

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

Meggoleus Townes 1971. Type species: Meggoleus spirata Townes, 1971.

ClassificationIdentification keys

Meggoleus townesi Khalaim, 2007 (Gabon)

Distribution

Gabon.

Also Neotropical: Brazil.

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: Phradis


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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