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Superfamily Ceraphronoidea - Ceraphronids and Megaspilids

Goldenrod pedicellate gall Goldenrod pedicellate gall If you lay them, they will come... - female W4 - Conostigmus - female Hymenoptera, Ceraphronidae - lateral - Lagynodes - female wasp - Ceraphron Hymenoptera - Diapriidae? - Conostigmus Ceraphronidae?
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 Ceraphronoidea (Ceraphronids and Megaspilids)
Numbers
2 families, both in our area, with ca. 800 described and 2000 estimated spp. worldwide and just over 100 spp. in our area(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.Phylogeny and classification of Hymenoptera
Sharkey M.J. 2007. Zootaxa 1668: 521–548.
2.Hymenoptera of the world: an identification guide to families
Goulet H., Huber J., eds. 1993. Agriculture Canada Publication 1894/E. 668 pp.