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Ichneumoninae keys

Identification  keys to ichneumonine wasps of the Afrotropical region

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

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Identification keys are presented in two different formats: traditional dichotomous keys where a choice needs to be made at each key couplet to continue, and Lucid matrix keys where relevant states from multiple character features can be selected independently until identification is achieved. For more information concerning Lucid keys visit www.lucidcentral.org.

Revised and updated Phaeogenini keys published in Dal Pos et al. (2023).

Matrix key to all species of Afrotropical Phaeogenini (Ichneumoninae) (Dal Pos et al. 2023)

 

Lucid Matrix key 

Key to genera of Afrotropical Phaeogenini (Ichneumoninae) (Dal Pos et al. 2023)

Standard dichotomous key

Lucid Pathway key 

Key to the species of Arearia Seyrig, 1952

(Rousse, van Noort & Diller, 2013)

Standard dichotomous key

Lucid Pathway key 

Key to the species of Centerichneumon Henrich, 1938 (Dal Pos et al. 2023)

Standard dichotomous key

Lucid Pathway key 

Key to the species of Chauvinia Heinrich, 1938 (Dal Pos et al. 2023, updated from Rousse et al. 2013)

Standard dichotomous key

Lucid Pathway key 

Key to the species of Heterischnus Heinrich, 1938 (Dal Pos et al. 2023, updated from Rousse et al. 2013)

Standard dichotomous key

Lucid Pathway key 

Key to the species of Hoplophaeogenes Heinrich, 1938 (Dal Pos et al. 2023, updated from Rousse et al. 2013)

Standard dichotomous key

Lucid Pathway key 

Key to the species of Kibalus Heinrich, 1938 (Dal Pos et al. 2023, updated from Rousse et al. 2013)

Standard dichotomous key

Lucid Pathway key 

Key to the species of Lusius Heinrich, 1938 (Dal Pos et al. 2023, updated from Rousse et al. 2013)

Standard dichotomous key

Lucid Pathway key 


Previous Phaeogenini keys published in Rousse, van Noort & Diller (2013).

Combined keys to genera and species of Afrotropical Phaeogenini (Ichneumoninae) (Rousse, van Noort & Diller, 2013)

Standard dichotomous key

Lucid Matrix key 

Key to genera of Afrotropical Phaeogenini (Ichneumoninae) (Rousse, van Noort & Diller, 2013)

Standard dichotomous key

 


Key to species of Genaemirum (Ichneumoninae) (Rousse, Broad & van Noort, 2016; Dal Pos & Rousse, 2018)

Standard dichotomous key

Lucid Matrix key 


References

Dal Pos D. & Rousse P. 2018. First record of the genus Genaemirum (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Ichneumoninae) from West Africa, with the description of a new species from Guinea. European Journal of Taxonomy 473: 111.
https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2018.473

Dal Pos D., Claridge B., Diller E., Van Noort S. & Di Giovanni F. 2023. Still counting: new records, nomenclatural notes, and three new species of Phaeogenini (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Ichneumoninae) from the Afrotropical region. European Journal of Taxonomy 868: 1-71. https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2023.868.2105

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.

Rousse P, Broad GR & van Noort S. 2016. Review of the genus Genaemirum Heinrich (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Ichneumoninae) with interactive identification keys to species. ZooKeys 636: 77-105. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.636.10216



Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2023. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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