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Afrobystra Heinrich

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

Afrobystra Heinrich 1968. Type species: Limnerium sinuatops Heinrich 1968.


Afrobystra meridionalis Heinrich, 1968


Afrobystra sinuata (Szépligeti, 1908)  

Afrobystra sinuatops Heinrich, 1968

  Afrobystra superbula Heinrich, 1968

Afrobystra variata (Tosquinet, 1896)



Ethiopia, Congo, Kenya, Tanzania, Angola, Malawi, Zimbabwe, South Africa.


Endoparasitoids of mostly Lepidoptera, but also Coleoptera and Hymenoptera.


Heinrich, G.H. 1968. Synopsis and reclassification of the Ichneumoninae Stenopneusticae of Africa south of Sahara (Hym.).Vol.V. Farmington State College Press. pp.943-1258.


Map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).
  Next genus: Afrocoelichneumon

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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