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Species Bathyplectes curculionis

Bathyplectes curculionis - 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 (Braconid and Ichneumonid Wasps)
Family Ichneumonidae (Ichneumonid Wasps)
Subfamily Campopleginae
Genus Bathyplectes
Species curculionis (Bathyplectes curculionis)
Range
native to Europe and n. Africa; in NA: PQ to s. AB & WA, south to GA & MS(1)
Food
hosts: alfalfa weevils Hypera (1)
Remarks
A Paleartic species introduced in NA in 1911 to control Hypera postica, the alfalfa [leaf] weevil and Hypera brunnipennis Egyptian alfalfa weevil.
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