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Cyanopelor Townes

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

Cyanopelor Townes, 1973. Type species: Cryptus magnificus Townes & Townes, 1973.


Cyanopelor magnificus (Morley, 1916)



Mozambique, Uganda.


Host: unknown.


Townes, H.K. 1973. Three Tryphonine Ichneumonids from Cretaceous amber (Hymenoptera). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 75:282-287.  

Townes, H.K. and 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. No.19. 416 pp.


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


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Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)


Citation: van Noort, S. 2024. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the World. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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