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Species Helorus anomalipes

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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 ("Parasitica" - Parasitoid Wasps)
Superfamily Proctotrupoidea
Family Heloridae
Genus Helorus
Species anomalipes (Helorus anomalipes)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Helorus paradoxus
Described in 1798 by Panzer, who originally placed it in genus Sphex
Identification
Pterostigma 2.9-3.6x as long as wide. T1 raised dorso-basally. Antennae black.
Food
Parasitoids of lacewings (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae)(1)
Print References
Clancy, D.W. 1946. The insect parasites of the Chrysopidae (Neuroptera). University of California Publications in Entomology 7(13): 403 - 496.
Internet References