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Genus Netelia

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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 Tryphoninae
Tribe Phytodietini
Genus Netelia
Explanation of Names
Author: Gray.
Presence of an occipital carina, dark-colored ocellar area, scutellum with a lateral carina, propodeum with lateral glymmas, forewings with closed areolet and an ovipositor that projects noticeably beyond the tip of the metasoma.
Species ID usually requires dissection of male genitalia.
See Also
Ophion species can look superficially similar.
Internet References
Waspweb Iziko.