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Species Platygaster uvulariae

Platygastrid ex Uvularia sessilifolia spot gall midge - Platygaster uvulariae - female Platygastrid ex Uvularia sessilifolia spot gall midge - Platygaster uvulariae - female
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 uvulariae (Platygaster uvulariae)
Explanation of Names
Authors: Buhl & Eiseman, 2016
Named for the host plant (Uvularia sessilifolia)
Remarks
The six known specimens were reared by spot galls on wild oats (Uvularia sessilifolia) caused by an unknown cecidomyiid.
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