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Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington


Genus Xorides

Ichneumon we presume - Xorides Ichneumon Wasp - Xorides - female 8006772 - Xorides albopictus Ichneumon - Xorides albopictus - female wasp on window - Xorides humeralis - female Wasp -- Ichneumon? - Xorides - female Ichneumonidae - Xorides Ichneumon Wasp - Xorides stigmapterus - female
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
Genus Xorides
Explanation of Names
Xorides Latreille 1809
21 Nearctic species
hosts: wood-boring beetles, especially Buprestidae and Cerambycidae