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Xorides Latreille

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

Xorides Latreille, 1809. Type species: Ichneumon indicatorius Latreille, 1806.

Xorides aciculatus (Benoit 1952)

Xorides gloriosus (Szépligeti, 1914)

Xorides hulstaerti (Benoit, 1952)

Xorides konduensis (Benoit, 1952)

Xorides maculiceps (Cameron, 1906)

Xorides mayumbensis (Benoit, 1952)

Xorides mirabilis (Seyrig, 1932)

Xorides nigrithorax Varga, 2019

Xorides praestans (Tosquinet, 1896)

Xorides rufofacialis Varga, 2019

 

Xorides serratitibia (Enderlein, 1914)  Incertae sedis (type lost)

Xorides simoni Varga, 2019

Xorides tarsalis (Szépligeti, 1914)

Xorides species
Distribution

Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe. Also all other world regions.

Biology Parasitoids of wood-borers: Anobiidae, Bostrichidae, Cerambycidae, Curculionidae, Elateridae, Melandryidae (Coleoptera); Lymantriidae, Sesiidae (Lepidoptera) and Cephidae, Siricidae, Xiphydriidae (Hymenoptera).

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

Acaenitinae; Anomaloninae; Banchinae; Brachycyrtinae; Sisyrostolinae; Campopleginae; Cremastinae; Cryptinae; Ctenopelmatinae; Diplazontinae; Eucerotinae; Ichneumoninae; Lycorininae; Mesochorinae; Metopiinae; Ophioninae; Orthocentrinae;  Pimplinae; Rhyssinae; Tersilochinae; Tryphoninae; Xoridinae