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Species Messatoporus discoidalis

Ichneumon wasp (Gelinae)? - Messatoporus discoidalis - female Zebra-striped ichneumon - Messatoporus discoidalis - female Ichneumon Wasp - Messatoporus discoidalis - female Spheledon sp.? - Messatoporus discoidalis - male Ichneumon Wasp - Messatoporus discoidalis - male Ichneumon Wasp - Messatoporus discoidalis - female Ichneumon Wasp - Messatoporus discoidalis - male Ichneumon Wasp - Messatoporus discoidalis - male
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 Cryptinae
Tribe Cryptini
Subtribe Osprynchotina
Genus Messatoporus
Species discoidalis (Messatoporus discoidalis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Messatoporus discoidalis (Cresson, 1872)
Food
Known hosts include the spider wasps Auplopus mellipes mellipes and Phanagenia bombycina (Pompilidae) (1)
Internet References
Maryland Biodiversity Project – species page (1)