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Subfamily Diplazontinae

Wasp or sawfly? - Diplazon laetatorius Wasp - female Ichneumon - Promethes sulcator - male Hover fly parasite - Diplazon laetatorius Ichneumonidae? Diplazon vs. Harmonia - Diplazon laetatorius - female Diplazon laetatorius? - Diplazon laetatorius - female Diplazon
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 Ichneumonoidea (Braconids and Ichneumons)
Family Ichneumonidae (Ichneumon Wasps)
Subfamily Diplazontinae
Numbers
20 genera worldwide; over 100 spp. in 12 genera north of Mexico(1)(2)
Identification
With 3-toothed mandibles and a box-like first tergite.
Habitat
worldwide(1)
Remarks
host: aphidophagous Syrphidae
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