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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
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Genus Brachymeria

Tiny Bowlegged Wasp - Brachymeria podagrica - male Wasp - Brachymeria Wasp - Brachymeria Texturey Guy - Brachymeria Brachymeria sp. ? - Brachymeria Brachymeria ovata Black & Red Chalcid Wasp - Brachymeria podagrica - female Brachymeria sp? - Brachymeria tegularis
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 Chalcidoidea (Chalcid Wasps)
Family Chalcididae (Chalcidid Wasps)
Subfamily Chalcidinae
Genus Brachymeria
Explanation of Names
Brachymeria Westwood 1829
~30 spp. in our area, >300 spp. total(1)