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Dicaelotus Wesmael

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

Dicaelotus Wesmael, 1845. Type species: Ichneumon pumilus Gravenhorst, 1829.

Identification keys

Dicaelotus asantesana Rousse & van Noort, 2013.

Dicaelotus cariniscutis (Cameron, 1906)
Dicaelotus hoerikwaggoensis Rousse & van Noort, 2013.
Dicaelotus tablemountainensis Rousse & van Noort, 2013

Distribution

Afrotropical, Holarctic & Neotropical regions.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Gravenhorst, J.L.C. 1829. Ichneumonologia Europaea. Pars I. Vratislaviae. 827 pp.

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.

Wesmael, C. 1845. Tentamen dispositionis methodicae. Ichneumonum Belgii. Nouveaux Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Sciences, des Lettres et Beaux-Arts de Belgique 18(1944): 1-239.

Credits

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

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