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Species Platygaster munita

parasitoid of cecidomyiid midrib gall of Parthenocissus quinquefolius - Platygaster munita parasitoid of cecidomyiid midrib gall of Parthenocissus quinquefolius - Platygaster munita
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" - Parasitoid Wasps)
Superfamily Platygastroidea
Family Platygastridae
Subfamily Platygastrinae
Genus Platygaster
Species munita (Platygaster munita)
Explanation of Names
Author: Walker, 1835
Range
Common in the Palearctic; recently discovered in Oklahoma.
Internet References
Buhl, Peter N. and Charles S. Eiseman. 2017. Host records of five species of Platygastrinae (Hymenoptera, Platygastroidea: Platygastridae) from the United States, with the description of two new species of Platygaster. International Journal of Environmental Studies https://doi.org/10.1080/00207233.2017.1403811