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Genus Anomalon

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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 Anomaloninae
Tribe Anomalonini
Genus Anomalon
Explanation of Names
Anomalon Panzer 1804
Numbers
12 spp. north of Mexico; a very large genus(1)
Identification
"Anomalon is easily distinguished from the other Anomalonine by the combination of the following characters: frons with a median vertical ridge; mid tibia with a single long, strong apical spur; forewing with 2 + 3 rs‐m joining M distal to 2 m‐cu, hindwing with distal abscissa of Cu1 entirely absent."- Jong‐Wook LEE et al 2007
Range
Worldwide(1)
Food
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)
Print References
LEE, J. W., CHOI, W. Y., & YUN, M. K. (2007). Taxonomic review of the genus Anomalon Panzer (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Anomaloninae) in Korea, with two new species. Entomological Research, 37(1), 39-45.