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Genus Elasmosoma

small hymenopteran hovering over ant nest entrance - Elasmosoma schwarzi Braconid Wasp/Ant Parasite - Elasmosoma - female Braconid Wasp/Ant Parasite - Elasmosoma - female Braconid Wasp/Ant Parasite - Elasmosoma - female Braconid Wasp/Ant Parasite - Elasmosoma - female Parasitoid Wasp (Elasmosoma sp.) - Elasmosoma - female Parasitoid Wasp (Elasmosoma sp) - Elasmosoma - female Parasitoid Wasp (Elasmosoma sp.) - Elasmosoma - 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 Braconidae (Braconid Wasps)
Subfamily Euphorinae
Genus Elasmosoma
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly treated in the Neoneurinae, now considered part of Euphorinae (Michael Sharkey, pers. comm. to Robert Carlson, 3.xii.2012)
Explanation of Names
Elasmosoma Ruthe 1858
Life Cycle
Oviposition behaviour: DurĂ¡n & van Achterberg (2011)
Remarks
member of the tribe Neoneurini