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Subfamily Poemeniinae

Ichneumon Wasp - Podoschistus vittifrons - male Ichneumon - Poemenia - female 1112201 Ichneumon - Podoschistus vittifrons - female 8006176 Ichneumonoid - Neoxorides caryae - female Unidentified Wasp - Podoschistus vittifrons - female wasp - Poemenia Neoxorides caryae - male Ichneumon Wasp - Podoschistus vittifrons - female
Classification
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 Poemeniinae
Numbers
78 species in 10 genera of 3 tribes (one Neotropical) worldwide; 9 spp. in 4 genera of 2 tribes north of Mexico(1)(2)
Identification
slender elongate ichneumonids with long ovipositors, superficially resembling rhyssines and some pimplines(2)
Range
worldwide except Australian(1)
Food
Parasitoids of wood-boring insects; Pseudorhyssa are cleptoparasitoids of rhyssines(3)