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Subfamily Xoridinae

pair of interest. - Odontocolon - male - female Ichneumon male? - Odontocolon - male 6026253 Ichneumonoid - Xorides - female Platylabus clarus? - Xorides stigmapterus - female ichneumon wasp - Odontocolon - female What type of wasp? Big SCI ich with long ovipositor  - Xorides - female Hymenoptera - Odontocolon
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 Xoridinae
Explanation of Names
Author: Shuckard, 1840.
Numbers
just over 200 spp. in 4 genera worldwide; 50 spp. in 4 genera north of Mexico(1)(2)
Size
fore wing 2.8-25.0 mm(3)
Identification
Large robust black and orange.
Toothed hind femora, and inflated and twisted fore and mid tibia.

Range
Worldwide, but mostly Holarctic(1)
Habitat
Mature forests.
Food
hosts are larvae (sometimes also pupae or adults) of wood-boring beetles (mostly Cerambycidae) and horntails (Siricidae); some species are at least facultatively hyperparasitic(3); van Noort(4) lists wider host range:
Coleoptera: Anobiidae, Bostrichidae, Cerambycidae, Curculionidae, Elateridae, Melandryidae
Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae, Sesiidae
Hymenoptera: Cephidae, Siricidae, Xiphydriidae