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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" - Parasitoid Wasps)
Superfamily Ichneumonoidea (Braconid and Ichneumonid Wasps)
Family Ichneumonidae (Ichneumonid 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)