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Species Lemophagus curtus

Lemophagus curtus - 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 (Braconids and Ichneumons)
Family Ichneumonidae (Ichneumon Wasps)
Subfamily Campopleginae
Genus Lemophagus
Species curtus (Lemophagus curtus)
Explanation of Names
Author: Townes, 1965
Remarks
Palearctic species introduced to control the Cereal Leaf Beetle (Oulema melanopus). Released in 1969 and 1971