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Genus Anteon

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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 Chrysidoidea (Cuckoo Wasps and Allies)
Family Dryinidae (Dryinids)
Subfamily Anteoninae
Genus Anteon
Explanation of Names
Anteon Jurine 1807
Numbers
one of the larger genera of the family, with >400 species worldwide; 16 species in the Nearctic(1) (>60 spp. in our area listed here
Range
worldwide(2)
Food
Larvae are ectoparasitoids on leafhoppers (Cicadellidae), including Idiocerinae and Macropsinae(1)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the Dryinidae (Hymenoptera)
Olmi, M. 1984. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 37: i-xii + 1–1913.
2.van Noort S. (2004-2015) WaspWeb: Wasps, bees and ants of Africa and Madagascar