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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" (parasitic Apocrita))
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