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Genus Ooencyrtus

Encyrtid Wasps (Ooencyrtus kuvanae) - Ooencyrtus kuvanae Courtship - Ooencyrtus kuvanae - male - female Encyrtidae, dorsal - Ooencyrtus - male Encyrtidae, ventral - Ooencyrtus - male gypsy moth egg parasitoid wasp - Ooencyrtus kuvanae Winged insects on fuzzy substance - Ooencyrtus kuvanae Encyrtid ex agromyzid leafminer of Mecardonia acuminata - Ooencyrtus encyrtid - Ooencyrtus kuvanae
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 Encyrtidae (Encyrtids)
Subfamily Encyrtinae
Genus Ooencyrtus
Explanation of Names
Ooencyrtus Ashmead 1900
13 spp. in our area, ~300 spp. total(1)