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Xanthopimpla Saussure

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

Xanthopimpla Saussure, 1892. Type species: Xanthopimpla hova Saussure, 1892.


Xanthopimpla acuta Seyrig, 1932


Xanthopimpla aliena Krieger, 1914


Xanthopimpla articulata Seyrig, 1932


Xanthopimpla bistrigata Szépligeti, 1908


Xanthopimpla buettneri Krieger, 1915


Xanthopimpla citrina (Holmgren, 1868)


Xanthopimpla coelocnema Krieger, 1915


Xanthopimpla conradti Krieger, 1915


Xanthopimpla cryptata Seyrig, 1932


Xanthopimpla curvata Seyrig, 1932


Xanthopimpla curvicaudata Benoit, 1953


Xanthopimpla deplanata Seyrig, 1932


Xanthopimpla dorsigera (Saussure, 1892)


Xanthopimpla dumazeri Seyrig, 1932


Xanthopimpla fucata Seyrig, 1932


Xanthopimpla fusconotata (Tosquinet, 1896)


Xanthopimpla granulata Seyrig, 1932


Xanthopimpla habermehli Krieger, 1915


Xanthopimpla heymonsi Krieger, 1915


Xanthopimpla hova Saussure, 1892


Xanthopimpla lambertoni Seyrig, 1934


Xanthopimpla levibasis Townes, 1973


Xanthopimpla levis Krieger, 1915


Xanthopimpla maculata Seyrig, 1932


Xanthopimpla mira Krieger, 1915


Xanthopimpla occidentalis Krieger, 1899


Xanthopimpla octopunctata (Kriechbaumer, 1894)


Xanthopimpla octonotata Krieger, 1899


Xanthopimpla ogovensis (Dalla Torre, 1901)


Xanthopimpla parvula Pisica, 1984


Xanthopimpla punctata (Fabricius, 1781)


Xanthopimpla punctifrons Townes, 1973


Xanthopimpla quadrinotata Krieger, 1915


Xanthopimpla quadripunctata Saussure, 1892


Xanthopimpla romani Krieger, 1915


Xanthopimpla sicaria Krieger, 1915

Xanthopimpla stemmator (Thunberg, 1824)


Xanthopimpla stenophatna Krieger, 1915


Xanthopimpla stulta Seyrig, 1932


Xanthopimpla terebratrix Krieger, 1914


Xanthopimpla tessmanni Krieger, 1915


Xanthopimpla trigonalis Szépligeti, 1908

Xanthopimpla species


Afrotropical, Indo-Australian, Neotropical, Oceanic, Palearctic Regions.


Hosts: Cricula andamanica (Saturniidae), Cryptoblabes gnidiella (Pyralidae), Nephopterix eugraphella (Pyralidae), Opisina arenosella (Oecophoridae).


Rousse, P. & Villemant, C. 2012. Ichneumons in Reunion Island: a catalogue of the local Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera) species, including 15 new taxa and a key to species. Zootaxa 3278: 1–57.

Saussure, H. de. 1892. Hymenopteres. In: Grandidier A. "Histoire physique naturelle et politique de Madagascar. 20." Paris. 590 pp.

Seyrig, A. 1932. Les Ichneumonides de Madagascar. I Ichneumonidae Pimplinae. Mémoires de l'Académie Malgache. Fascicule 11. 183pp.

Thunberg, C.P. 1824. Ichneumonidea, Insecta Hymenoptera illustrata. Mémoires de l'Académie Imperiale des Sciences de Saint Petersbourg, 9, 285–368.

Yu D.S., van Achterberg, K., Horstmann, K. 2011. World Ichneumonoidea 2011. Taxonomy, biology, morphology and distribution. Available from Vancouver, Canada: Taxapad. www.taxapad.com


Photographs by Agničle Touret-Alby © MNHN (specimens database http://coldb.mnhn.fr).
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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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