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Species Platygaster pruni

Platygastrid ex Contarinia cerasiserotinae - Platygaster pruni - male Platygastrid ex Contarinia cerasiserotinae - Platygaster pruni - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" (parasitic Apocrita))
Superfamily Platygastroidea
Family Platygastridae
Subfamily Platygastrinae
Genus Platygaster
Species pruni (Platygaster pruni)
Explanation of Names
Authors: Buhl & Eiseman, 2016
Named for the host plant (Prunus serotina)
Remarks
The two known specimens were reared from galls of Contarinia cerasiserotinae (Cecidomyiidae).
Internet References
Buhl, Peter N. and Charles S. Eiseman. 2016. Three new reared species of Platygaster (Hymenoptera, Platygastroidea: Platygastridae) from the United States. International Journal of Environmental Studies, DOI: 10.1080/00207233.2016.120132