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Genus Trichopria

Bristly Antenna Wasp on Bristly Leaf - Trichopria - male Diapriid - Trichopria - female tiny wasp - Trichopria - female Diapriinae? - Trichopria - male Tiny wasp - Trichopria - female Diapriid - Trichopria - female Tiny Evasive Wasp - Trichopria
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 Diaprioidea
Family Diapriidae
Subfamily Diapriinae
Tribe Diapriini
Genus Trichopria
Explanation of Names
Trichopria Ashmead 1893
the largest genus of the Diapriinae in the New World; at present only a fragment of actual size of the genus is known, with most species still undescribed(1); 58 described species in the genus
worldwide, incl. numerous spp. in both Nearctic and Neotropic regions(1)
Several species were found in ant nests; some are aquatic or semiaquatic in habits(1)
solitary or gregarious parasitoids of flies, including Tephritidae, Tachinidae, Syrphidae, Ephydridae, Stratiomyidae, Calliphoridae, Sarcophagidae, Drosophilidae, Glossonidae, Tabanidae, Chloropidae, Agromyzidae, and Sciomyzidae; one species is a parasitoid of Psephenidae (Coleoptera)(2)(1)
Works Cited
1.The genera of Diapriinae (Hymenoptera, Diapriidae) in the New World
Masner L., García J.L. 2002. Bulletin of the AMNH 268: 1-138.
2.Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico
Karl V. Krombein, Paul D. Hurd, Jr., David R. Smith, and B. D. Burks. 1979. Smithsonian Institution Press.