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Brachymutilla melete (Péringuey)

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Vespoidea: Family: Mutillidae; Subfamily: Dasylabrinae; Tribe: Apteromutillini; Genus: Brachymutilla)

Mutilla melete Péringuey, 1898. Type in Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town (SAMC). Type locality Beaufort West (South Africa).

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Distribution

South Africa.

Biology

Unknown.

Reference

Péringuey, L. 1898. Description of some new or little-known South African Mutillidae in the collection of the South African Museum. Annals of the South African Museum 1: 33–94.

Credits

Photographs © 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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