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Species Brachymeria podagrica

Brachymeria fonscolombei - Brachymeria podagrica - female Brachymeria fonscolombei - Brachymeria podagrica - male Brachymeria fonscolomb - Brachymeria podagrica - male ID sought for chalcid wasp associated with cochineal - Brachymeria podagrica Wasp - Brachymeria podagrica Chalcid maybe Brachymeria podagrica? - Brachymeria podagrica Little wasp after a rain storm - Brachymeria podagrica Black & Red Chalcid Wasp - Brachymeria podagrica - 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 Chalcidoidea (Chalcid Wasps)
Family Chalcididae (Chalcidid Wasps)
Subfamily Chalcidinae
Genus Brachymeria
Species podagrica (Brachymeria podagrica)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Brachymeria fonscolombei (Dufour 1841)
Explanation of Names
Brachymeria podagrica (Fabricius 1787)
hosts include numerous calyptrate fly spp. and moths in several families(1)