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Subfamily Poemeniinae

Ichneumon - Poemenia - female unknown ichneumon - Podoschistus vittifrons - female Unknown Insect - Podoschistus vittifrons - male 8034529 ich - Podoschistus vittifrons - male Neoxorides caryae - male Ichneumon  - Podoschistus vittifrons - female Neoxorides caryae female - Neoxorides caryae - female Podoschistus vittifrons male - Podoschistus vittifrons - 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 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)