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Genus Eurytoma

wasp - Eurytoma - male Euryotma longavena - Eurytoma longavena - female Small Wasp - Eurytoma - male The first female to emerge - Eurytoma obtusiventris - female Stem gall of Quercus macrocarpa - Eurytoma Apical gall, zigzag goldenrod - Eurytoma wasp pupa in goldenrod elliptical gall - Eurytoma obtusiventris Almaden Gall 1 - Eurytoma
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 (Chalcidoid Wasps)
Family Eurytomidae
Subfamily Eurytominae
Genus Eurytoma
Explanation of Names
Eurytoma Illiger 1807
~130 spp. in our area, >700 worldwide(1)
a few are phytophagous, some are parasitic, and some are both(2)
E. orchidearum (Orchidfly) is an introduced pest of tropical origin(3)