Athalia cerberus Benson, 1961

Koch, Frank, Pauly, Alain, Hora, Zewdu A. & Boevé, Jean-Luc, 2015, Sawflies of Ethiopia (Hymenoptera: Argidae, Tenthredinidae), Zootaxa 4021 (1), pp. 119-155: 133

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4021.1.5

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Athalia cerberus Benson, 1961
status

 

Athalia cerberus Benson, 1961 

Athalia cerberus Benson, 1961: 16  . Locus typicus: Ethiopia: Addis Ababa [Adis Abeba]. Holotype: ♀. Ethiopia: Addis Ababa [09°00'N 038° 45 'E], 8000 ft., 28.VII.– 15.VIII. 1945, K. M. Guichard ( BMNH).

Distribution. Ethiopia.

Host plant. Unknown.

Remarks. The type material mentioned by Benson (1961) includes in total 1 ♂ and 2 ♀ from Ethiopia, and 2 ♀ from Ruanda [ Rwanda]. This material has been examined, and the first paratype (1 ♀) mentioned by Benson (1961) from Rwanda was found to belong to A. clavata Konow, 1907 c  ( MRAC). The second paratype (1 ♀) from Rwanda was not examined.

MRAC

Musée Royal de l’Afrique Centrale

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Tenthredinidae

Genus

Athalia

Loc

Athalia cerberus Benson, 1961

Koch, Frank, Pauly, Alain, Hora, Zewdu A. & Boevé, Jean-Luc 2015
2015
Loc

Athalia cerberus

Benson 1961: 16