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Tribe Phytodietini

Ichneumon - Netelia - female Ichneumon - Phytodietus - female Ichneumon Wasp - Phytodietus - female Wasp - Netelia Hymenoptera - Netelia Ophioninae? - Netelia Yellow-headed orange wasp - Netelia tryphoninine ichneumon - Phytodietus burgessi - male
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 Tryphoninae
Tribe Phytodietini
113 spp. in 2 genera north of Mexico(1)(2); 3 genera worldwide (1 Oriental)(3)
1. Netelia Gray, 1860 (81 spp.)
2. Phytodietus Gravenhorst, 1829 (32 spp.)
hosts are larvae of Lepidoptera(3)