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Species Neotypus nobilitator

Neotypus nobilitator - male Neotypus nobilitator - male Neotypus nobilitator - male Neotypus nobilitator - male Neotypus nobilitator - male Hazy image of Ichneumon - Neotypus nobilitator - female Ichneumon Wasp - Neotypus nobilitator - female Ichneumon Wasp - Neotypus nobilitator - 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 Ichneumoninae
Tribe Listrodromini
Genus Neotypus
Species nobilitator (Neotypus nobilitator)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neotypus nobilitator (Gravenhorst, 1807)
Remarks
"The species [...] had been regarded as an invader here, but I wasn't aware of any host records when I did the ichneumonids in the 1979 catalog, but I now find that the Asian subspecies has been reared from Cupido argiades. This causes me to wonder if any of the Polyommatinae in North America are known to be or suspected of being invaders from Europe. [...] European ichneumonids came to North America with the influx of European human immigrants usually piggy-backed on a host." (Bob Carlson, pers. comm. to =v=, 11/9/09)

I don't know why I said that in 2009; in the Hymenoptera Catalog, I cited Cupido comyntas, the eastern tailed-blue, as a host. Moreover, Taxapad lists a total of 14 Lycaenids as associates of Neotypus nobilitator.