Campoplex albimanus 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: 1166-1168

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Campoplex albimanus Walker, 1874


Campoplex albimanus Walker, 1874  

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Taxonomic history. Morley (1913b) transferred this species to Nematopodius Gravenhorst, 1829   , but Uchida (1940b) transferred it to Mesostenus Gravenhorst, 1829   and synonymised it with M. funebris Gravenhorst, 1829   .

Current taxonomy. Junior synonym of Mesostenus funebris Gravenhorst, 1829   ( Ichneumonidae   : Cryptinae   : Cryptini   ).

Type number. Type 3b.638. Specimen # NHMUK010881025 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.638’ (square label; first and second lines printed and third line handwriting); third label, ‘ Japan./Coll.F. Walker./ 1913–71.’ (square label; printed); fourth label, ‘ Campoplex   /albimanus/Walk’ (square label; handwriting); fifth label, ‘262’ (square label; handwriting); sixth label, ‘ Nematopodius   sp./Morley det. xii. 1913 ’ (square label; ‘Morley det.’ printed and the remaining characters handwriting).

Condition. Good; the following are missing: the right antenna after the 21st, left antenna after 10th flagellomere, right mid tibia and tarsus, second to fifth tarsomeres of left mid leg, fourth and fifth tarsomeres of right hind leg, fifth tarsomere of left hind leg, right fore wing.