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  Afreumenes melanosoma (de Saussure)

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Vespoidea; Family: Vespidae; Subfamily: Eumeninae; Genus: Afreumenes)

Eumenes melanosoma de Saussure, 1852. Holotype Type Locality: Java.

Eumenes sulcigaster Gribodo, 1884. Holotype Type Locality: Scioa, Ethiopia.

Distribution

Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda

Biology

 

Reference

Bequaert J., 1918. A Revision of the Vespidae of the Belgian Congo Based on the Collection of the American Museum Congo Expedition, With A List of Ethiopian Diplopterous Wasps. Bulletin A. M. N. H, Vol. 39: 2-384.

Credits

Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa).


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2022. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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