Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" (parasitic Apocrita))
the most speciose and diverse tribe of the subfamily, with 17 genera in our area and 33 in the New World(1)
includes all true symphilic genera, some of them considerably adapted morphologically to life with ants(1)
The biological ground plan is primary parasitism (solitary or gregarious) of various Diptera; several species were reared from coleopterous hosts, members associated with ants are known or assumed to parasitize ant larvae; some species are aquatic(1)
Contributed by v belov on 24 August, 2012 - 1:09am Last updated 25 August, 2012 - 12:31pm
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