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Genus Podagrion

Wasp --? - Podagrion - female Tiny wasps from Mantid Egg-case - Podagrion Podagrion? - Podagrion - female Podagrion ex. Stagmomantis ootheca - Podagrion - female wasp - Podagrion - female Male, Podagrion? - Podagrion - male Torymid(?) ID Req. - Podagrion - female Wasp from Mantis Ootheca - Podagrion
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 Chalcidoidea (Chalcidoid 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