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Genus Eupelmus

Tiny Wasp - Eupelmus - female Hairy gall on Canyon Live Oak - Eupelmus cynipidis Parasitoid - Eupelmus - female Tiphiidae? - Eupelmus - female Eupelmid ex Diplolepis - Eupelmus dryohizoxeni - female Eupelmid ex Diplolepis - Eupelmus dryohizoxeni - female Unknown Hymenoptera - Eupelmus - female parasitic Apocrita - 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]