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Genus Anagrus

Tiny tiny parasitoid wasp. Maybe Mymaridae? - Anagrus - female Black Mymarid - Anagrus Hymenoptera, Mymaridae  - Anagrus - male Hymenoptera, Mymaridae - ventral side of abdomen - Anagrus - male Mymarid ex Bidens alba leaf - Anagrus - male Mymarid ex Bidens alba leaf - Anagrus - female Mymaridae? - Anagrus - female Anagrus - 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 Chalcidoidea (Chalcid Wasps)
Family Mymaridae (Fairyflies)
Genus Anagrus
Explanation of Names
Anagrus Haliday 1833
~30 spp. in our area, some are introduced. ~90 spp. worldwide(1)
leafhopper egg parasitoids
Some are used as pest controls (e.g., A. epos against the Western grape leafhopper)
Print References
Triapitsyn S.V. (1998) Anagrus (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) egg parasitoids of Erythroneura spp. and other leafhoppers (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) in North American vineyards and orchards: a taxonomic review. Trans. Am. Ent. Soc. 124: 77-112 (2)
Internet References
Genus page (Beers 1993)(3)
Bol. Assoc. Esp. Ent. Contribution to the knowledge of the family Mymaridae
Miscelania Zoologica. Species of Anagrus Haliday, 1833 (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Mymaridae) in Navarra (Spain)