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Belonogaster brunnea Ritsema

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Vespoidea; Family: Vespidae; Subfamily: Polistinae; Genus: Belonogaster)

Belonogaster brunneus Ritsema, 1874. Holotype: Rijksmuseum van Natuurlijke Historie, Leiden. Type Locality: Democratic Republic of the Congo.

  Belonogaster brunnea brunnea Ritsema, 1874
  Belonogaster brunnea nigriclava Richards, 1982

Distribution

Democratic Republic of the Congo, Fernando Po, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Rwanda.

Biology

 

Reference

Richards, O.W. 1982. A revision of the genus Belonogaster de Saussure (Hymenoptera: Vespidae). Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.)  Vol 44: 31-114.

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Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2023. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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