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Compsophorus micans (Tosquinet)

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

Obba micans Tosquinet, 1903. Holotype: in Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Bruxelles (IRSN). Type locality: Beni-Bendi, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Female Holotype IRSN


Photographs © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa), taken with a hand-held Nikon FE2, 35 mm slide film and 105 mm macro lens in 2003.

Female Holotype IRSN

Photographs © Davide Dal Pos (University of Central Florida).


Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea.


Host: unknown.


Tosquinet, J. 1903. Ichneumonides nouveaux. (Travail posthume). Mémoires de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 10: 1-403.


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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