Macrus apicifer Walker, 1874

Shimizu, So & Broad, Gavin R., 2020, Photographic catalogue of the oldest primary types of Japanese Ichneumonoidea (Hymenoptera), those described by Frederick Smith and Francis Walker in 1874, Journal of Natural History 54 (17), pp. 1115-1198: 1183-1184

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Macrus apicifer Walker, 1874


Macrus apicifer Walker, 1874  

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Taxonomic history. Morley (1913b) transferred this species to Syzeuctus Förster, 1869   .

Current taxonomy. Syzeuctus apicifer ( Walker, 1874)   ( Ichneumonidae   : Banchinae   : Atrophini   ).

Type number. Type 3b.1077. Specimen # NHMUK010881030 View Materials

Type status. Holotype.

Sex. Female.

Type locality. Japan.


Label data. First label, ‘Type’ (round label, with red margin; printed); second label, ‘B.M. TYPE /HYM./3.b.1077.’ (square label; first and second lines printed and third line handwriting); third label, ‘ Japan./Coll.F. Walker./ 1913–71.’ (square label; printed); fourth label, ‘262’ (square label; handwriting); fifth label, ‘ Macrus   /apicifer’ (square label; handwriting). Condition. Not bad; right antenna 6th flagellomere, left antenna after 7th flagellomere, hind tarsi and one ovipositor sheath missing, but one flagellomere and an ovipositor sheath glued to card.