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Subfamily Telenominae

small wasp - Trissolcus eggs & fly - Trissolcus Another tiny parasitic wasp - Telenomus unknown wasp Chalcidioid - Telenomus Trissolcus Stink Bug Egg Parasites - Trissolcus Telenomus sp. Ovipositing on Green Lacewing Egg - Telenomus - female
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.