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Heterischnus olsoufieffi (Heinrich)

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

Aethiopischnus olsoufieffi Heinrich 1936. Holotype: in Instytut Zoologiczny, Warszawa-Warsaw (MZPW). Type locality:

Female Holotype (MZPW)

Heterischnus olsoufieffi habitus dorsal

Heterischnus olsoufieffi habitus profile

Heterischnus olsoufieffi head mesosoma dorsal

Heterischnus olsoufieffi propodeum

Heterischnus olsoufieffi face

Heterischnus olsoufieffi T2

Heterischnus olsoufieffi wings

Heterischnus olsoufieffi labels

Male paratype in ZSMC, Munich



Non-type female CAS




Host: unknown.


Heinrich, G.H. 1936. Mission Scientifique de l'Omo. Tome III. Fascicule 28. Hymenoptera III. Ichneumonidae: Ichneumoninae. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle. Paris, Zoologie. 4:227-244.

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 © Pascal Rousse or Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).

Map illustration © Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).


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Citation: van Noort, S. 2024. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the World. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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