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Subfamily Scelioninae

Tiniest Hymenopteran I've ever seen: Proctotrupoidea ??? - Baeus Platygastridae, ventral - Macroteleia - female wasp - Idris Baeus Ceraphronid? - Idris Small Wasp Wasp Baeus wasp - Baeus - 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 Platygastroidea
Family Platygastridae
Subfamily Scelioninae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sometimes considered its own family, Scelionidae.
Food
Scelionids are parasitoids of insect and spider eggs.