Enicospilus sesamiae Delobel, 1974

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 : 40

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Enicospilus sesamiae Delobel, 1974


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Diagnosis. E. sesamiae is firstly characterized in the subregion by its small sclerite. It may thus be confused with E. ruscus but this latter has a piliferous furrow on mandible.

Description. Gauld & Mitchell (1978).

Host records. Procerata venosata ( Lepidoptera : Brachodidae ) ( Gauld & Mitchell 1978), Busseola fusca , Sesamia calamistis and S. vuteria ( Lepidoptera : Noctuidae ) ( Zwart 1998).

Distribution records. Reunion ( Zwart 1998). Ghana, Madagascar, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda, Mauritius.

Material examined. 13 St Pierre / Bassin Martin, alt. 290m, VI.2011, leg. Cirad; 3Ƥ St Paul / Tan Rouge, alt. 800m, II.2011, leg. Cirad; 2Ƥ Ste Rose, VI.1996, leg. Cirad.

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