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Genus Ichneumon

Ichneumon Wasp - Ichneumon ultimus - female Wasp [or Sawfly, or...?] ID Request - Ichneumon ambulatorius - male yellow and black Ichneumon wasp? - Ichneumon Ichneumon ? - Ichneumon - male Ichneumon Wasp - Ichneumon - male Hymenoptera identification request - Ichneumon annulatorius - male Baltimore Checkerspot Parasitoid - Ichneumon Ichneumon Wasp - Ichneumon annulatorius - male
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 Ichneumoninae
Tribe Ichneumonini
Genus Ichneumon
Numbers
Nearctica lists around 143 species.
Season
Adult females hibernate when temperature is not consistently above freezing, typically from late October to early April in Ohio.
Food
Larvae feed on caterpillars.
Remarks
Author of the genus - Linnaeus 1758