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Dicaelotus cariniscutis (Cameron)

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

Leprodemas cariniscutis Cameron 1906. Holotype: in The Natural History Museum, London (BMNH). Type locality: Cape (South Africa).

Dicaelotus cariniscutis habitus dorsal Dicaelotus cariniscutis habitus profile
Dicaelotus cariniscutis  head mesosoma dorsal Dicaelotus cariniscutis propodeum
Dicaelotus cariniscutis face Dicaelotus_cariniscutis_mesosoma profile
Dicaelotus cariniscutis T2 Dicaelotus cariniscutis wings


South Africa.


Host: unknown.


Cameron, P. 1906. Descriptions of some new species of Hymenoptera from Pearston, Cape Colony. Transactions of the South African Philosophical Society 16:323-333.

Rousse P, van Noort S & Diller E. 2013. Revision of the Afrotropical Phaeogenini (Ichneumonidae, Ichneumoninae), with description of a new genus and twelve new species. Zookeys 354: 1-85. http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.354.5968.


Photographs by Pascal Rousse 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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