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Lusius Tosquinet

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

Lusius Tosquinet, 1903. Type species: Lusius macilentus Tosquinet, 1903.

Identification keys

Lusius flummox Rousse & van Noort, 2013

Lusius macilentus Tosquinet, 1903

Lusius tenuissimus (Heinrich, 1938)

Distribution

Afrotropical: Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe. Oriental: China, India, Indonesia, Philippines. Neotropical: Mexico.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

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.

Tosquinet, J. 1903. Ichneumonides nouveaux. (Travail posthume). Mémoires de la Société Entomologique de Belgique. 10:1-403.

Credits

Photographs © Simon van Noort or 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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