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Orussus smithi Blank, Kraus & Taeger

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Orussoidea; Family: Orussidae; Genus: Orussus)

Orussus smithi Blank, Kraus & Taeger, 2006 . Holotype in Senckenberg Deutches Entomologisches Institut, Müncheberg (SDEI). Type locality: Sétif, 36.19N 5.41E. Algeria.

 

Classification



Distribution

Algeria, Tunisia.

Biology

Host unknown.

References

Blank S.M., Kraus M. & Taeger A. 2006. Orussus smithi sp. n. and notes on other West Palaearctic Orussidae (Hymenoptera). In: Blank S. M., Schmidt S. & Taeger A. (Eds.) Recent Sawfly Research: Synthesis and Prospects. Goecke & Evers, Keltern, pp. 265–278.

Credits

Photographs © Lars Vilhelmsen (Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen).


Web author Simon van Noort (Iziko South African Museum)

 

Citation: van Noort, S. 2021. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org (accessed on <day/month/year>).

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