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Heterischnus africanus (Heinrich, 1936) – Wikispecies link – Pensoft Profile
- Aethiopischnus africanus Heinrich, 1936: 244.
HOLOTYPE. Female: [Kenya] Afrique Or. anglaise, Mt Kenya verst ouest zone inférieure, Alluaud & Jeannel, Riv. Burgurett, vallée boisée, 2200m, Janv 1912 St38 (MNHN EY8813). PARATYPE. Male: same label data (MNHN EY8814). Other material: South Africa: 1 male: Safr, KZN, PMB, Hilton 10–23.12.03 Malaise / Garden M. Mostovski coll. (NMSA); Tanzania: Tanganyika Terr.: Ngorongoro, Rest Camp, 2400–2500m, 6/19–VI–1957, Misssion Zoolog. I.R.S.A.C. en Afrique Orientale (P. Basilewsky et N. Leleup) (MRAC); Uganda: 1 male Rwenzori Mts. nr. Nyakalengija village along Mubuku river, ~1640 m 12.III.2013 A. Gumovsky; agricultural landscapes with cultivated plants + some ruderal plants, SAM–HYM–P047382 (SAMC).
Head black; mesosoma tri–colored black, yellow and testaceous; metasoma mostly testaceous with T1 partially black; legs yellow to light testaceous; head mostly punctate but face transversely puncto–striate; clypeus bluntly produced apico–laterally; hypostomal carina joining occipital carina distinctly above mandibular base; antenna with 30 flagellomeres; mesopleuron and metapleuron coarsely punctate with speculum smooth, remaining of mesosoma striate; propodeal carination reduced to apical transverse carina; metasoma densely punctate with T1 longitudinally puncto–striate; gastrocoelus and thyridium deep, inter–thyridia interval narrow. B 6.3; A 5.4; F 4.3; HdWi 2.1; HfWi 1.3; Ci 2.2; Mi 1.2; IOi 2.7; OOi 3.2; Fli1 5.2; Fli15 1.5; Fli30 1.0; OTi 0.4. Male: similar to female but flagellum slenderer with 31 flagellomeres, sometimes with black spots on mesosoma greatly reduced; B 5.4; A 4.6; F 3.7.
Ethiopia, Kenya. South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda (new records).
- 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. doi