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Subfamily Myzininae

Thynnid Wasp - Myzinum quinquecinctum - male Five-banded Tiphiid Wasp - Myzinum quinquecinctum - male Interesting Wasp - Myzinum frontalis - male Myzinum? - Myzinum quinquecinctum - male Bee - Myzinum quinquecinctum - female Myzinium female 2. - Myzinum carolinianum - female Myzinum carolinianum? - Myzinum - female Myzinum female - Myzinum carolinianum - 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 Thynnoidea
Family Thynnidae (Thynnid Wasps)
Subfamily Myzininae
Explanation of Names
Myzininae Borner 1919
Numbers
a single genus with 10 spp. in our area • ~200 spp. in 9 genera total (Bartalucci 2004)(1)
Range
worldwide
Food
Myzinini (New World) are ectoparasitoids of subterranean scarabaeid larvae; species of the Old World tribes Mesini & Meriini parasitize cerambycid and tenebrionid larvae, respectively(2)