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Family Torymidae

Torymidae - female Goldenrod gall parasitoid fauna - Torymus - female Chalcidoid 3 - male Odd looking Wild Rose Galls - Torymus bedeguaris Torymus from Diastrophus gall - Torymus fagopirum - female Torymid from fuzzy red oak gall - Torymus - female Wasp - Torymus - female Wasp - Torymus - 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 Chalcidoidea (Chalcid Wasps)
Family Torymidae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sycophaginae have been transferred to Agaonidae(1)
Numbers
2 subfamilies(1), with ~230 spp. in 21 genera (Torymus being the largest one) in our area and ~1000 spp. in ~70 genera worldwide(2)
Identification
Metallic green coloration, sculptured thorax, long exerted ovipositor, fore-wings with long marginal wing veins and setae; laterally compressed abdomen, and swollen hind femurs are indicative of female Torymidae.
Works Cited
1.A phylogenetic analysis of the megadiverse Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera)
Heraty J.M., Burks R.A., Cruaud A., Gibson G.A.P., Liljeblad J., Munro J., Rasplus J.-Y., Delvare G., Janšta P., Gumovsky A.... 2013. Cladistics 29: 466–542.
2.Universal Chalcidoidea Database