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Species Exenterus amictorius

Exenterus amictorius - female Ichneumon - Exenterus amictorius Ichneumon  - Exenterus amictorius - male Cerceris - Exenterus amictorius Cerceris - Exenterus amictorius Exenterus amictorius (?) - Exenterus amictorius Exenterus amictorius (?) - Exenterus amictorius Exenterus amictorius (?) - Exenterus amictorius
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" - Parasitoid Wasps)
Superfamily Ichneumonoidea (Braconid and Ichneumonid Wasps)
Family Ichneumonidae (Ichneumonid Wasps)
Subfamily Tryphoninae
Tribe Exenterini
Genus Exenterus
Species amictorius (Exenterus amictorius)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Ichneumon sulcatorius Thunberg, 1822
=Ichneumon amictorius Panzer, 1801
=Exenterus marginatorius (Fabricius, 1793) - unavailable
=Ichneumon marginatorius Fabricius, 1793 - unavailable, junior homonym of Ichneumon marginatorius (Rossi, 1790)
Explanation of Names
Exenterus amictorius (Panzer, 1801)
Range
NS south to WV, west to ND (introduced)(1)
Remarks
Introduced to combat Diprion similis Entomologia
Print References
Mertins, James W. & Coppel, Harry C. 1968. The changing role of Exenterus amictorius (Panzer), a parasitoid of Diprion similis (Hartig) in Wisconsin. University of Wisconsin Forestry Research Notes, no. 138: pp. 1-6.
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