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Genus Pseudomalus

Blue-green Bee with Red Abdomen - Pseudomalus auratus Bicolored Cuckoo Wasp? - Pseudomalus auratus Pseudomalus auratus? - Pseudomalus auratus Emerald and Ruby Small Bee - Pseudomalus auratus Pseudomalus auratus? - Pseudomalus auratus San Jose 1 - Pseudomalus auratus Pseudomalus auratus? - Pseudomalus auratus Cuckoo wasp - Pseudomalus auratus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Chrysidoidea (Cuckoo Wasps and Allies)
Family Chrysididae (Cuckoo Wasps)
Subfamily Chrysidinae
Tribe Elampini
Genus Pseudomalus
Explanation of Names
Pseudomalus Ashmead 1902
Numbers
4 spp. in our area, >40 spp. worldwide(1)
Range
Holarctic, most diverse in C. Asia(1)
Food
nest parasites of Pemphredoninae(1)
Internet References
Taxon page [data from(1)]
Works Cited
1.The chrysidid wasps of the world
Kimsey L.S., Bohart R.M. 1990. Oxford University Press. 652 pp.