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Orussus tessmanni Enslin

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

Orussus tessmanni Enslin, 1913. Holotype in UniversityMuseum für Naturkunde, Berlin (ZMHB). Type locality: Nkolentangan (Equatorial Guinea).




Equatorial Guinea.


Host unknown.


Enslin, E. 1913. Zoologische Ergebnisse der Expedition G. Tessmanns nach Süd-Kamerun und Spanisch-Guinea. Mitteilungen des Zoologisches Museum Berlin 7: 104–114.

Vilhelmsen, L. 2003. Phylogeny and classification of the Orussidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera), a basal parasitic wasp taxon. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 139: 337–418.


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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