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Subfamily Telenominae

Tiny Wasp - Eumicrosoma Egg parasitoid wasp - Telenomus - female Parasitic Wasp on Stink Bug eggs - Trissolcus Platygastrid guarding Podisus eggs - Trissolcus euschisti - female Parasitic Wasp - Telenomus Wasp - Trissolcus Parasitica - Telenomus - male Trissolcus
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 Platygastroidea
Family Platygastridae
Subfamily Telenominae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly in Scelionidae.
Nearctica lists 73 species in genus Telenomus
Some are used as biological controls of pests.
About 800 species have been described; probably this represents half of the total number.
Internet References
Biocontrol News and Information. Biology, ecology and use in pest management of Telenomus remus.