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Amicrocentrinae

of the Afrotropical Region

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals), Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Hexapoda, Order: Hymenoptera,  Superfamily: Ichneumonoidea, Family: Braconidae)

Classification

Amicrocentrum Schulz,1911
  Platyxanion van Achterberg,1979

Distribution

Benin, Burundi, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ivory Coast,
Kenya, Madagascar, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda.

Biology

Parasitoids of  Lepidoptera larvae.

References

Granger, C. 1949. Braconides de Madagascar. Mémoires de l'Institut Scientifique de Madagascar (A)2:1-428.

Schulz, W.A. 1911. Zweihundert alte Hymenopteren. Zoologische Annalen. Wuerzburg. 4:1-220.

van Achterberg, C. 1979. A revision of the Amicrocentrinae, a new subfamily (Hymenoptera, Braconidae), with the description of the final larval instar Amicrocentrum curvinervis by J.R.T. Short. Tijdschrift voor Entomologie. 122: 1-28.

Yu D.S., van Achterberg K., Horstmann K. 2011. World Ichneumonoidea 2011. Taxonomy, biology, morphology and distribution. Available from Vancouver, Canada: Taxapad. www.taxapad.com

Credits

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


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2018. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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