Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" (parasitic Apocrita))
Superfamily Ichneumonoidea (Braconids and Ichneumons)
Family Ichneumonidae (Ichneumon Wasps)
Pachysomoides is a gregarious parasitoid of Polistes paper wasps.
Contributed by Eric R. Eaton on 5 October, 2008 - 11:58pm Additional contributions by ceiseman Last updated 9 February, 2010 - 6:56pm
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