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Genus Chyphotes

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Thynnoidea
Family Chyphotidae (Chyphotid Wasps)
Genus Chyphotes
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
reviewed in(1)
Explanation of Names
Chyphotes Blake 1886
Numbers
45 spp. in our area
Life Cycle
may be parasites of Solifugae
Remarks
nocturnal wasps
Internet References
Blog entry (Wild 2013)(2)