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Subfamily Tersilochinae

Ichneumon - Barycnemis - male wasp Tiny wasp Subfamily Tersilochinae - female Ichneumonid - female Wasp - male Ichneumon Wasp - female tiny hymenoptera, red-orange abdomen Braconid Wasp - 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 Tersilochinae
Explanation of Names
Author: Schmiedeknecht, 1910.
Numbers
19 genera worldwide, over 20 spp. in 9 genera north of Mexico(1)(2)
Range
Worldwide(1)
Food
internal larval parasites of Coleoptera (e.g., Tersilochus conotracheli parasitizes Conotrachelus weevils, incl. the plum curculio, but some have been reared from an eriocraniid moth and Allophroides spp. from xyelid sawflies(2)
Remarks
Used as biocontrol agents