Ichneumon albidipes 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: 1175-1177

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Ichneumon albidipes Walker, 1874


Ichneumon albidipes Walker, 1874  

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Taxonomic history. Morley (1913b) transferred I. albidipes   to Goryphus Holmgren, 1868   , but Uchida (1940b) subsequently suggested that it belongs to Phygadeuontini Förster 1869   , and Townes et al. (1965) finally transferred it to Aptesis Förster, 1850   .

Current taxonomy. Aptesis albidipes ( Walker, 1874)   ( Ichneumonidae   : Cryptinae   : Aptesini   ).

Type number. Type 3b.616. Specimen # NHMUK010881024 View Materials

Type status. Holotype.

Sex. Male.

Type locality. Japan.


Label data. First label, ‘Type’ (round label, with red margin; printed); second label, ‘B.M. TYPE /HYM./3.b.616’ (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, ‘ Ichneumon   /albidipes’ (square label; handwriting); sixth label, ‘ Goryphus   sp. ♂ /Morley det. Xii 13’ (square label; ‘Morley det.’ printed and the remaining characters handwriting).

Condition. Not good; the right antenna is missing after the 7th flagellomere, left antenna after the 10th; the face and right hand surface of the mesosoma are covered in glue; the wings are glued to a piece of card.