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Species Pimpla instigator

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 Ichneumonoidea (Braconids and Ichneumons)
Family Ichneumonidae (Ichneumon Wasps)
Subfamily Pimplinae
Tribe Pimplini
No Taxon (Pimpla genus-group)
Genus Pimpla
Species instigator (Pimpla instigator)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Junior synonym of Pimpla rufipes (Miller). Pimpla hypochondriaca is another junior synonym of Pimpla rufipes.
Remarks
Releases of European origin were made in New England against the Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar) in the early 1900s but the species was never established.