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Species Chrysis angolensis

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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 Chrysidoidea (Cuckoo Wasps and Allies)
Family Chrysididae (Cuckoo Wasps)
Subfamily Chrysidinae
Tribe Chrysidini
Genus Chrysis
Species angolensis (Chrysis angolensis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chrysis fuscipennis Brullé 1846
Explanation of Names
Chrysis angolensis Radoszkowski 1881
Range
native to the Old World (widespread there), adventive and spreading in NA (NJ-VA-MO-TX, NV-CA, Mexico) (map)
Food
Parasitizes Sceliphron caementarium
Remarks
Introduced from the Palearctic, probably during World War II, possibly in Sceliphron mud nests
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