~200 spp. in >20 genera of 3 subfamilies in our area, 2200 spp. in ~100 genera of 6 subfamilies worldwide(1)(2)(3)(4)
Overview of our fauna [* –taxa not yet in the guide; adapted from(1)]
Females of many species are wingless and ant-like. Antennae with 12-13 segments.
Keys to our fauna in Evans (1978)(5)
Parasites of coleopteran and lepidopteran larvae
Some females have a painful sting.
U. Cal. Riverside
. Discoveries in Natural History & Exploration