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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Conostigmus

Tiny Parasitic Wasp - Conostigmus - female Tiny Parasitic Wasp - Conostigmus - female Hymenopteran - Conostigmus W4 - Conostigmus - female W4 - Conostigmus - female Hymenoptera - Diapriidae? - Conostigmus Hymenoptera - Diapriidae? - Conostigmus apterous Conostigmus - Conostigmus erythrothorax - female
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 Ceraphronoidea (Ceraphronids and Megaspilids)
Family Megaspilidae
Subfamily Megaspilinae
Genus Conostigmus
Explanation of Names
Conostigmus Dahlbom 1858
30 spp. in our area(1)
Parasites of Diptera puparia(2)
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
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.