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Belonogaster turbulenta Kohl

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

Belonogaster turbulentus Kohl, 1894. Holotype: Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna. Type Locality: Sierra Leone.

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Distribution

Central African Republic, Sierra Leone.

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.

Credits

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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