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Genus Macroteleia

Wasp - Macroteleia Macroteleia - Macroteleia carinata - female Wasp? - Macroteleia carinata Platygastridae, dorsal - Macroteleia Unknown Hymenopteran - Macroteleia Unknown Hymenopteran - Macroteleia Wasp - Macroteleia - male Wasp? - Macroteleia
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" (parasitoid Apocrita))
Superfamily Platygastroidea
Family Platygastridae
Subfamily Scelioninae
Genus Macroteleia
Explanation of Names
Macroteleia Westwood 1835
Greek 'big-tailed'
Numbers
9 spp. in our area(1), >130 spp. worldwide(2)
Identification
Key in (3).
Range
worldwide (map)(2)
Food
Katydid parasitoids(4)
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.Johnson N.F. (2004-2013) Platygastroidea
3.The parasitic wasps of the genus Macroteleia Westwood of the New World (Hymenoptera, Proctotrupoidea, Scelionidae)
Muesebeck, C. F. W. 1977. U.S. Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin 1565: 1-57.
4.Borror and DeLong's Introduction to the Study of Insects
Norman F. Johnson, Charles A. Triplehorn. 2004. Brooks Cole.