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Subfamily Ctenopelmatinae

Wasp? - female wasp Ichneumon - Alexeter canaliculatus - female Parasitoid Wasp Ovipositing - female Wasp Braconid? orange and black ichneumon wasp - Opheltes glaucopterus - female orange and black ichneumon wasp - Opheltes glaucopterus - female
Classification
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 Ctenopelmatinae
Numbers
about 100 genera in 7 tribes, about 300 spp. in 50 genera of 6 tribes represented north of Mexico(1)(2)
Range
worldwide(1)
Remarks
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)