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Genus Pimpla

Pimpla pedalis - female Ichneumon Wasps ? - Pimpla pedalis - female Ichneumon/braconid - Pimpla marginella - male Wasp ID, please. - Pimpla - male Pimpla pedalis? - Pimpla pedalis - female Orange legged wasp  - Pimpla pedalis - female Pimpla? - Pimpla - female Ichneumonid - Pimpla - 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 Ichneumonoidea (Braconids and Ichneumons)
Family Ichneumonidae (Ichneumon Wasps)
Subfamily Pimplinae
Tribe Pimplini
No Taxon (Pimpla genus-group)
Genus Pimpla
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Explanation of Names
Author: Fabricius 1804.
Nearctica lists 20 species
"A stout, somewhat tapering ovipositor is distinctive for this genus - although some Gelinae (Cryptinae) show a very similar one. But barely one of them combines wholly black body and orange legs; forewing venation is different." -- Richard Vernier on photo 251580
Internet References
Waspweb Iziko.