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Tycherus nardousberg

Rousse & van Noort

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

Tycherus nardousberg Rousse & van Noort, 2013. Holotype: in Iziko South African Museum, Cape Town (SAMC). Type locality: Asante Sana Game Reserve, Eastern Cape (South Africa).

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South Africa (Eastern Cape).




Named after the type locality. Asante Sana Game Reserve includes aspects of the Nardousberg Mountain. Specimens were collected over an altitudinal range of 1354–2183 m on the south–eastern slopes of the Nardousberg.


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.

Next genus: Calleupalamus

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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