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Subfamily Poemeniinae

Ichneumon - Neoxorides caryae - female 1112201 Ichneumon - Podoschistus vittifrons - female whispy waspy - Podoschistus vittifrons - female ?Icneumonid wasp - Podoschistus vittifrons - female wasp - Poemenia Ichneumon Wasp - Podoschistus vittifrons - male Ichneumon Wasp - Podoschistus vittifrons - female Podoschistus - Podoschistus vittifrons - female
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 Poemeniinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
The genus Pseudorhyssa was formerly placed in Poemeniinae but has since been re-classified as Pimplinae in the tribe Delomeristini by Klopfstein et al. (2019).
8 spp. in 3 genera of a single tribe (Poemeniini) north of Mexico; ~77 species in 10 genera of 2 tribes worldwide (one monogeneric tribe, Rodrigamini, Neotropical)(1)(2)
Tribe Poemeniini
1. Neoxorides (3 spp.)
2. Podoschistus (1 sp.)
3. Poemenia (4 spp.)
slender elongate ichneumonids with long ovipositors, superficially resembling rhyssines and some pimplines(2)
transcontinental in our area; worldwide except Australian(1)
Parasitoids of wood-boring insects(3)