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Xorides serratitibia (Enderlein)

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

Lavaudenia serratitibia Enderlein, 1914. Holotype: in Zoologisches Museum, Hamburg. Type locality: Waterberg Guest Farm Namibia, Otjiwarongo (Namibia).





Host: unknown.


This species is treated by Varga, 2019 as Incertae sedis, based on the fact that the female holotype is untraceable,and apparently lost according to Townes & Townes, 1973.


Enderlein, G. 1914. Hymenoptera IV: Ichneumonidae pp.211-233. In: Michaelsen W. "Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Land-und Süsswasserfauna Deutsch-Südwestafrikas. Band 1." Hamburg. 452 pp.Townes, H.K. & Townes, M. 1973. A catalogue and reclassification of the Ethiopian Ichneumonidae. Errata for 1944-1945 Nearctic catalogue, 1965 eastern Palearctc catalogue and 1966 Neotropic catalogue. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 19: 1-416.
Varga, O. 2019. Revision of the Afrotropical Xorides Latréille, 1809 (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Xoridinae), with description of three new species. Zootaxa 4638: 57–80. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4638.1.2.


Photographs © Oleksandr Varga (Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, NAS of Ukraine).

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

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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