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Species Exetastes suaveolens


Three new genera of Banchinae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) from Central and South America
By Gavin Broad & David Notton
Journal of Natural History, vol. 45(21–22): pp. 1311–1329, 2011
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While the focus of this paper is outside of our area, the introduction and discussion present very useful information on the subfamily as a whole. This should also serve to correct several misconceptions about identification.

Ichneumon-flies of America north of Mexico: 9. Subfamilies Theriinae and Anomaloninae
By Clement E. Dasch
Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, no. 36: 1-610, 1984

The Genera of Ichneumonidae, Part 4
By Townes H
Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, Number 17, 1971
subfamilies as defined by Townes: Cremastinae, Phrudinae, Tersilochinae, Ophioninae, Mesochorinae, Metopiinae, Anomalinae, Acaenitinae, Microleptinae, Orthocentrinae, Collyriinae, Orthocentrinae, Diplazontinae, and Ichneumoninae

Note: Townes' nomenclature is not used by BugGuide

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The Genera of Ichneumonidae, Part 3
By Townes H
Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, Number 13, 1969
subfamilies as defined by Townes: Lycorinae, Scolobatinae, and Porizontinae

Note: Townes' nomenclature is not used by BugGuide

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The Genera of Ichneumonidae, Part 1
By Townes H
Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, Number 11, 1969
subfamilies as defined by Townes: Ephialtinae, Tryphoninae, Labiinae, Adelognathinae, Xoridinae, and Agriotypinae plus terminology, morphology, etc.

Note: Townes' nomenclature is not used by BugGuide

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The Genera of Ichneumonidae, Part 2
By Townes H
Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute, Number 12, 1969
Note: Townes' nomenclature is not used by BugGuide; his subfamily Gelinae is now Cryptinae

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Ichneumon-Flies of America North of Mexico: 2. Subfamilies Ephialtinae, Xoridinae, and Acaenitinae
By Henry Townes and Marjorie Townes
Bulletin - United States National Museum, Vol. 216, Part 2, pp. 1–676, 1960

Key to Ichneumonidae in New Zealand
By Schnitzler, Franz-Rudolf & Ward, Darren F
Landcare Research, 2013
While the key was designed for New Zealand, Landcare Research's "Fact Sheets' on different taxa are an excellent source for Ichneumon wasp descriptions