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Genus Yelicones

Braconid? - Yelicones braconid wasp - Yelicones nigromarginatus Yelicones nigromarginatus Ophion ? - Yelicones nigromarginatus Fanciest little dude ever - Yelicones nigromarginatus Yelicones nigromarginatus - Yelicones Yelicones nigromarginatus Subfamily Rogadinae - Caterpillar Mummy Wasps?? - Yelicones delicatus
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 Braconidae (Braconid Wasps)
Subfamily Rogadinae (Caterpillar Mummy Wasps)
Genus Yelicones
3 species north of Mexico
A small (usually less than 5 mm) yellow braconid
Front tarsus with segments 2-4 short, wider than long
Print References
Quicke D.L.J., Kruft R.A. (1995) Species of Yelicones (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Rogadinae) in North America with descriptions of two new species. Ann. Ent. Soc. Amer. 88: 129-138 (Full text)