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Species Collyria coxator

Collyria coxator - 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 Collyriinae
Genus Collyria
Species coxator (Collyria coxator)
Fore wing length 5.0-6.8 mm
native to Palearctic; in NA, ON and ne. US (NY-OH-VA)(1)
Palearctic species introduced in NA to control the European wheat stem-sawfly (Cephus pygmaeus; despite repeated attempts to establish it in w. Canada in the 1930's on the native Cephus cinctus, it apparently no longer occurs there(1); the 1935-1940 introductions into the ne. NA to control Cephus pygmaeus were successful and the species is considered established.(2)