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Superfamily Evanioidea - Aulacid, Ensign, and Gasteruptiid Wasps

Ensign Wasp - Evania appendigaster Ensign Wasp - Evania appendigaster Hyptia Carrot wasp - Gasteruption assectator - female Parasitic wasp - Pristaulacus fasciatus - female Female Evania appendigaster? - Evania appendigaster - female Pristaulacus strangaliae from Fairbanks Alaska - Pristaulacus strangaliae - female Pristaulacus sp. - Pristaulacus - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" - Parasitoid Wasps)
Superfamily Evanioidea (Aulacid, Ensign, and Gasteruptiid Wasps)
Numbers
3 families worldwide(1)
Remarks
There is disagreement on whether the group is monophyletic or not. The arguments for being non-monophyletic are based on the differences of host biology for the three families (see Tree of Life).
Internet References
sef.nu Notes on the Superfamily Evanioidea in Sweden with Keys to Families, Genera and Species. K. Hedqvist