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Genus Podagrion

Torymidae, Podagrioninae, Podagrion sp. - Podagrion - female Is this a Chalcid wasp? If so, which species? - Podagrion parasitic wasp on Mantis ootheka - Podagrion - male Tiny wasps from Mantid Egg-case - Podagrion Toryminae - Podagrion - female Podagrion? - Podagrion - female Podagrion exit holes in a mantid egg case? - Podagrion Tiny little ichneumon - Podagrion - female
Classification
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)
Numbers
6 spp. in our area, ~100 spp. worldwide(1)
Food
Mantid egg cases