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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

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Subfamily Telenominae

Miniscule wasp or bee - Telenomus parasitoids - Telenomus Parasitic Wasp - Telenomus Parasitic Wasp - Telenomus Tiny Wasp - Telenomus Wasp - Trissolcus Wasp - Telenomus Unknown Hymenoptera - Trissolcus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" - Parasitoid Wasps)
Superfamily Platygastroidea
Family Scelionidae
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.