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Subfamily Telenominae

tiny wasp - Telenomus parasitic wasp - Trissolcus euschisti - female parasitoids - Telenomus Egg parasitoid wasp - Telenomus - female Tiny Wasp - Telenomus Small Wasp - Telenomus Wasp - Trissolcus Tiniest fly I've ever seen - Trissolcus
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 Platygastroidea
Family Platygastridae
Subfamily Telenominae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly in Scelionidae.
Numbers
Nearctica lists 73 species in genus Telenomus
Remarks
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.