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Genus Rhyssa

Rhyssinae species ? - Rhyssa - female odd long bug - Rhyssa - female Ichneumon wasp.  - Rhyssa persuasoria - female ichneumonid 2 - Rhyssa - female Rhyssa lineolata - female Ichneumon wasp - Rhyssa - female Rhyssa lineolata (?) - Rhyssa lineolata - female rhyssa lineolata - Rhyssa - 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 Ichneumonoidea (Braconids and Ichneumons)
Family Ichneumonidae (Ichneumon Wasps)
Subfamily Rhyssinae
Genus Rhyssa
Explanation of Names
The generic name is from the Greek meaning "wrinkled."
Numbers
Seven nearctic species in the genus. One of four genera in the subfamily Rhyssinae.
Remarks
Females drill into dead wood to oviposit on horntails.
Print References
(1), 544.