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Afrotrogus Heinrich

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

Afrotrogus Heinrich, 1938. Type species. Camarota madagascariensis Szépligeti, 1903.

Afrotrogus madagascariensis (Szépligeti, 1903)

Afrotrogus nigripedalis (Morley, 1919)
Afrotrogus rufipedalis (Morley, 1919)



Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe.


Host: unknown.


Heinrich, G.H. 1938. Les Ichneumonides de Madagascar. III Ichneumonidae Ichneumoninae. Mémoires de l'Académie Malgache 25: 1-139.  

Morley, C. 1919. On some equatorial and other species and genera of African Ichneumoninae contained in the collection of the British Museum. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1919: 117-171.

Szépligeti, G. 1903. Espčces nouvelles d'Ichneumonides et de Braconides du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris. Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris 9: 336-338.


Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa). Images taken with a Nikon DE2 SLR camera and Nikon 105mm macro lens using 35 mm slide film in 2003.

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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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