Enicospilus ruscus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978

Rousse, Pascal & Villemant, Claire, 2012, Ichneumons in Reunion Island: a catalogue of the local Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera) species, including 15 new taxa and a key to species, Zootaxa 3278, pp. 1-57 : 39

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Enicospilus ruscus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978


Enicospilus ruscus Gauld & Mitchell, 1978 View in CoL

( Figs 5 View FIGURE 5 f, 15j, 17a–b)

Diagnosis. Enicospilus ruscus is characterized in the subregion by the very small sclerite (but see E. sesamiae ) and its piliferous furrow on mandible.

Description. Gauld & Mitchell (1978).

Host records. Mythimna loreyi , Sesamia botanephaga and S. vuteria ( Lepidoptera : Noctuidae ).

Distribution records. Reunion (new record). Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast, Madagascar, Mauritius, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Uganda.

Material examined. 1Ƥ Trois Bassins, alt. 750m, XII.2009, leg. IDR (light trap); 1Ƥ St Louis / Les Makes, alt. 900m, IV.2006, leg. IDR (light trap).

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