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Genus Chrysura

Green Metallic Wasp - Chrysura Cuckoo Wasp - Chrysura Cuckoo Wasp - Chrysura Tiny, metallic, sculptured - Chrysura Chrysidid - Chrysura Chrysidid - Chrysura Wasp - Chrysura Cuckoo Wasp with Dark Belly - Chrysura sagmatis - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Chrysidoidea (Cuckoo Wasps and Allies)
Family Chrysididae (Cuckoo Wasps)
Subfamily Chrysidinae
Tribe Chrysidini
Genus Chrysura
Explanation of Names
Chrysura Dahlbom 1845
Numbers
10 spp. in our area, ~50 total(1); the second largest genus in the Chrysidini(2)
Range
mostly Holarctic(2), with some Afrotropical representation(1)
Food
hosts: bees in the family Megachilidae, esp. Osmia(1)(2)
Internet References
Taxon page [data from(2)]
Works Cited
1.California Cuckoo Wasps in the Family Chrysididae (Hymenoptera)
Lynn S. Kimsey. 2006. UC Press.
2.The chrysidid wasps of the world
Kimsey L.S., Bohart R.M. 1990. Oxford University Press. 652 pp.