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Genus Podagrion

Torymidae, Podagrioninae, Podagrion sp. - Podagrion - female Chalcid wasp - Podagrion - female Mantid parasite? - Podagrion Podagrion? - Podagrion - female Podagrion? - Podagrion - female Podagrion ex. Stagmomantis ootheca - Podagrion - female wasp - Podagrion - female Torymid(?) ID Req. - Podagrion - 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 Torymidae
Subfamily Podagrioninae
Genus Podagrion
Explanation of Names
Podagrion Spinola 1811
Greek podagra (ποδαγρα) 'gout' (refers to the swollen hind legs)
6 spp. in our area, ~100 spp. worldwide(1)
Mantid egg cases