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Genus Anomalon

Kind of wasp? - Anomalon Anomalon? - Anomalon - female Small ichneumon - Anomalon - female Ichneumon Wasp - Anomalon - male Ichneumons on Pygmy Sunflower - Anomalon - male Wasp  - Anomalon - female Wasp IMG_0622 - Anomalon Anomalon - female
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 Anomaloninae
Genus Anomalon
Explanation of Names
Anomalon Panzer 1804
12 spp. north of Mexico; a very large genus(1)
hosts are soil-dwelling larvae of Coleoptera, but an undescribed species from MD has been reared from an undescribed species of Exartema (Lepidoptera: Olethreutidae)(1)