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Species Temelucha interruptor

Temelucha interruptor - female
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 Cremastinae
Genus Temelucha
Species interruptor (Temelucha interruptor)
Remarks
Palearctic species introduced to control the European Pine Shoot Moth (Rhyacionia buoliana). However, research subsequently showed the species to be cleptoparasitic upon the braconid Orgilus obscurator, also introduced to control R. buoliana.