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Genus Glypta

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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)

T2-5 with diagonal grooves as in other Glyptini.

Wing venation, lacking enclosed areolet.
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)
Often confused with genera of Ephialtini (Pimplinae). While Ephialtini have an enclosed areolet, Glypta don't have a defined areolet.