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Genus Odontocolon

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" (parasitoid Apocrita))
Superfamily Ichneumonoidea (Braconid and Ichneumonid Wasps)
Family Ichneumonidae (Ichneumonid Wasps)
Subfamily Xoridinae
Genus Odontocolon
Explanation of Names
Author: Cushman 1942
Numbers
23 spp. north of Mexico(1)
Identification
A single tooth on the hind femora
Mandibles with 2 sub-equal teeth
Area above the antennae without a projection

A key to species can be found in Townes (1960).(2)
Range
Holarctic(3)
Food
Hosts include Cerambycidae and Melandryidae(3)
Print References
Townes, H. & M. Townes. 1960. Ichneumon-flies of America North of Mexico: 2. Subfamilies Ephialtinae, Xoridinae, Acaenitinae. United States National Museum Bulletin, 216(2): 1-676. (Relevant Section Here)(2)

Cushman, R. A. (1942). A new name for Odontomerus Gravenhorst, a new species and taxonomic notes (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 44, 179–183. (Full Text Here)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.Ichneumon-Flies of America North of Mexico: 2. Subfamilies Ephialtinae, Xoridinae, and Acaenitinae
Henry Townes and Marjorie Townes. 1960. Bulletin - United States National Museum, Vol. 216, Part 2, pp. 1–676.
3.Carlson R.W. () Ichneumonidae catalog