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Superfamily Platygastroidea

Wasp - Trimorus wasp - Platygaster Trissolcus brochymenae - female Platygastridae, dorsal - Macroteleia Wasp - female Diapriid? Platygastridae - male mostly parasitized, Whitefly pupae on Jewelweed - Amitus
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 Platygastroidea
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly treated in Proctotrupoidea
a single family worldwide(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Phylogeny and classification of Hymenoptera
Sharkey M.J. 2007. Zootaxa 1668: 521–548.