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Xorides simoni Varga, 2019

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

Xorides simoni Varga, 2019. Holotype in Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town (SAMC). Type locality: Ibaya Hill, 03 58S, 37 47E, Mkomazi Game Reserve (Tanzania).

Photographs of Holotype female © Oleksandr Varga (Schmalhausen Institute of Zoology, NAS of Ukraine).
Photographs of Holotype female © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

Distribution

Tanzania.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Benoit, P.L.G. 1952. Sur des Xoridini de l'Afrique Noire (Ichneumonidae - Pimplinae). Bulletin et Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 88: 128-137.

Cameron, P. 1906. Descriptions of new species of parasitic Hymenoptera chiefly in the collection of the South African Museum, Cape Town. Annals of the South African Museum 5: 17-186.

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.

Latreille, P.A. 1809. Genera Crustaceorum et Insectorum secundum ordinem naturalem in familias disposita iconibus exemplisque plurimis explicata. Tomus Quartus. Parisiis & Argentorati. 399 pp. 

Morley, C. 1916. On some South African Ichneumonidae in the collection of the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum 15: 353-400.

Seyrig, A. 1932. Les Ichneumonides de Madagascar I. Ichneumonidae: Pimplinae. Mémoires de l'Académie Malgache 11: 1–183.

Szépligeti, G. 1914. Ichneumoniden aus der Sammlung des ungarischen National-Museums. Annales Musei Nationalis Hungarici 12: 414-434.

Tosquinet, J. 1896. Contributions à la faune entomologique de l'Afrique. Ichneumonides. Mémoires de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 5: 1-430.

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.

Yu, D.S. & Horstmann, K. 1997. A catalogue of world Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera). Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 58:  1-1558.

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa) or © 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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