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Family Sclerogibbidae

What have I got here? - Sclerogibba talpiformis unknown hymenoptrean different pose - Sclerogibba talpiformis Probethylus sp. - Sclerogibba talpiformis tiny wasp - female Sclerogibba talpiformis? Female? - female Sclerogibba talpiformis? Female? - female Sclerogibba talpiformis? Female? - female Sclerogibba talpiformis? Female? - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Chrysidoidea (Cuckoo Wasps and Allies)
Family Sclerogibbidae
Numbers
5 species in two genera in our area (1)
Identification
Strongly sexually dimorphic: female is wingless and ant-like, male is winged.
Range
In our area, the southern USA (FL, TX, OK, AZ, CA) (1)
Habitat
Larvae are attached externally to nymphal webspinners and develop with the host's silken galleries. (1)
Food
Webspinners (Embiidina)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the world Sclerogibbidae (Hymenoptera Chrysidoidea)
Olmi, M. 2005. Frustula Entomologica, N.S., 26-27 (39-40), 46-193.