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Subfamily Monodontomerinae

Metallic - Monodontomerus - female small wasp - Monodontomerus - female small wasp - Monodontomerus - female wasp - Monodontomerus - male Unknown tiny wasp - Monodontomerus - female Chalcid wasp? (maybe same one) - Monodontomerus - female Chalcid wasp - Torymidae - Monodontomerus - female Monodontomerus
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 Chalcidoidea (Chalcidoid Wasps)
Family Torymidae
Subfamily Monodontomerinae
Explanation of Names
Monodontomerinae Ashmead 1899
About half are Holarctic, with the rest distributed in other zoogeographical regions.(1)
hosts: mostly Lepidoptera pupae, larvae of aculeate wasps/bees, and sawflies and larvae of their hyperparasitoids; This is the only group of Torymidae that attack eggs of Heteroptera and Orthoptera. Zaglyptonotus spp. oviposit into galls caused by other insects.
Works Cited
1.Torymidae (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea) revised: molecular phylogeny, circumscription and reclassification of the family...
Janšta P., Cruaud A,, Delvare G., Genson G., Heraty J., Křížková B., Rasplus J.-Y. 2018. Cladistics 34: 627‒651.