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Oreiscelio rugosus Sundholm

(Life: Kingdom: Metazoa (animals); Phylum: Arthropoda; Class: Hexapoda; Order: Hymenoptera; Superfamily: Platygastroidea; Family Scelionidae; Subfamily: Scelioninae; Genus: Oreiscelio)

Oreiscelio rugosus Sundholm 1970. Holotype: in Lund University, Lund. Type locality: Skoorsteenkop, above Hout Bay, Table Mountain National Park (South Africa).

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HOLOTYPE

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Distribution

South Africa.

Biology

Host: unknown.

References

Sundholm, A. 1970. Hymenoptera: Proctotrupidea. South African Animal Life 14: 305-401.

Talamas, E.J., Johnson, N.F., van Noort, S., Masner, L., Polaszek, A. 2009. Revision of world species of the genus Oreiscelio Kieffer (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea, Platygastridae) Zookeys 6: 1-68.

Credits

Photographs Simon van Noort (Iziko Museums of South Africa) or Elijah Talamas (Ohio State University).

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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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