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Genus Macrocentrus

Braconid wasp - Macrocentrus Ichneumon? - Macrocentrus - female braconid wasp - Macrocentrus - male Cocoon to wasp - Macrocentrus Macrocentrus? - Macrocentrus - female braconid - Macrocentrus wasp - Macrocentrus tiny wasp - Macrocentrus
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 (Braconid and Ichneumonid Wasps)
Family Braconidae (Braconid Wasps)
Subfamily Macrocentrinae
Genus Macrocentrus
Numbers
Nearctica lists 44 species.
Remarks
Major parasitoids of the European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis). For instance Macrocentrus cingulum was introduced from Europe and Korea in 1926.
Print References
Wharton, R.A. Subfamily Macrocentrinae. In: R.A. Wharton, et al.. 1997. Manual of the New World Genera of the Family Braconidae (Hymenoptera). (1)
Works Cited
1.Manual of the New World Genera of the Family Braconidae (Hymenoptera)
Wharton, R.A., P.M. Marsh, M.J. Sharkey (Eds). 1997. International Society of Hymenopterists.