Bee hotel:
Clistopyga incitator ♀︎

Last update: 7 March 2022
OBSERVATION:
2020-V-22

An ichneumon wasp female Clistopyga incitator [1] inspects drillholes on the bee hotel. This common species in the Netherlands can be frequently seen on the bee hotels searching for potential hosts.

Clistopyga incitator ♀︎
Clistopyga incitator ♀︎

The species in the genus are parasites on moths (Lepidoptera), beetles (Coleoptera) and spiders (Araneae) [2,3]. The following species and groups occurring in the Netherlands [1] are mentioned in literature::

Araneidae [2,3]
(Kruisspinachtigen)

Segestriidae
Segestria
Segestria senoculata [3]

Zygiella
Zygiella x-notata [6]
Coleoptera [2,3]
(Kevers)

Anobiidae (Wood-borer beetles)
Ptilinus
Ptilinus pectinicornis [3]

Bostrichidae (Auger beetles)
Lyctus
Lyctus pubescens [3]
Lepidoptera [2,3]
(Vlinders)

Tortricidae (Leafrollers)
Cydia
Cydia cosmophonora [3]

Rhyacionia
Rhyacionia buoliana [3]

Yponomeutidae
Yponomeuta
Yponomeuta malinellus (Apple ermine) [3]
Yponomeuta rorrella [3]

References

1 Nederlands Soortenregister

2 Song, G.-M., Choi, J.-K., & Lee, J.-W. (2018). Review of the Genera Clistopyga and Endromopoda (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Pimplinae) from South Korea. Animal Systematics, Evolution and Diversity, 34(2), 69–78. https://doi.org/10.5635/ASED.2018.34.2.048

3 van Noort, S. 2022. WaspWeb: Hymenoptera of the Afrotropical region. URL: www.waspweb.org

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