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Genus Glypta

Ichneumon - Glypta - female Ichneumon - Glypta - male Ichneumonid from goldenrod stem gall - Glypta - male Fly with long apendage? - Glypta - female Ichneumon Wasp - Glypta - female Ichneumon Wasp - Glypta - female Braconid Wasp - Glypta - female just-eclosed ichneumon - Glypta - 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 Ichneumonoidea (Braconid and Ichneumonid Wasps)
Family Ichneumonidae (Ichneumonid Wasps)
Subfamily Banchinae
Tribe Glyptini
Genus Glypta
Explanation of Names
Author: Gravenhorst 1829
A very large genus, with well over 316 spp. in NA alone(1)(2). 273 of these were described by Dasch in 1988.(3)

Wing venation
worldwide except Ethiopian; most speciose in the Holarctic region, with a few Neotropic and Oriental spp.(1)(2)
Hosts are larvae of Lepidoptera (caterpillars) that conceal themselves when feeding, such as in leaf rolls, buds, cones, stems, etc.(2)