Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" (parasitic Apocrita))
Superfamily Ichneumonoidea (Braconids and Ichneumons)
Family Ichneumonidae (Ichneumon Wasps)
Species interruptor (Temelucha interruptor)
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.
Contributed by Bob Carlson on 6 November, 2009 - 4:15pm Additional contributions by v belov
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