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Probles Förster

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

Probles Förster, 1869. Type species: Probles melanarius

ClassificationIdentification keys

Probles kipyatkovi Khalaim, 2013

Distribution

South Africa, Zimbabwe.

Also Nearctic and Palaearctic regions.

Biology

Parasitoids of beetle (Anobiidae, Attelabidae, Chrysomelidae, Ciidae, Curculionidae, Melandryidae), fly (Mycetophilidae,Tephritidae), wasp (Diprionidae,Tenthredinidae) or moth larvae (Psychidae).

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.I. 2013. New data on the Afrotropical Tersilochinae (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae). Proceedings of the Russian Entomological Society. St. Petersburg. 84 (2): 129–136.

Credits

Photographs © Andrey Khalaim (Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia).

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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