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Genus Eupelmus

Wasp ID - Eupelmus - female flightless wasp - Eupelmus messene - female Small wasp on encelia seeks ID - Eupelmus - female W2 - Eupelmus messene - female Wasp - Eupelmus cyaniceps - female Wasp - Eupelmus cyaniceps - female Pteromalidae? - Eupelmus cushmani Unknown Hymenoptera - Eupelmus - female
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 Chalcidoidea (Chalcid Wasps)
Family Eupelmidae
Subfamily Eupelminae
Genus Eupelmus
Explanation of Names
Eupelmus Dalman 1820
Numbers
close to 50 spp. in our area, >300 spp. worldwide(1)
Food
Most species are primary or secondary larval/pupal parasitoids of insects in concealed locations. [comment by Gary Gibson]