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Subfamily Ctenopelmatinae

Wasp? - female Ichneumon - Perilissus Ichneumon - Xenoschesis - female Ichneumon - Scolobates auriculatus - female Ichneumon Wasp - female Ichneumon Wasp - male Ichneumon Wasp - female Very, VERY tiny wasp.
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" (parasitic Apocrita))
Superfamily Ichneumonoidea (Braconids and Ichneumons)
Family Ichneumonidae (Ichneumon Wasps)
Subfamily Ctenopelmatinae
about 100 genera in 7 tribes, about 300 spp. in 50 genera of 6 tribes represented north of Mexico(1)(2)
The only missing tribe is Scolobatini (worldwide except Ethiopian; 9 genera, of which 2 Neotropical and 5 Australian; 2 spp. in 2 genera north of Mexico)(1)(2)