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Genus Elampus

Chrysididae 03 - Elampus Jewel Wasp - Elampus - female Cuckoo Wasp - Elampus - female Elampus sp.? Ruby tailed cuckoo wasp - Elampus nitidus Elampus sp.? Ruby tailed cuckoo wasp - Elampus nitidus Unidentified tiny wasp - Elampus cuckoo wasp - Elampus Chrysididae?  - Elampus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Chrysidoidea (Cuckoo Wasps and Allies)
Family Chrysididae (Cuckoo Wasps)
Subfamily Chrysidinae
Tribe Elampini
Genus Elampus
Explanation of Names
Elampus Spinola 1806
Numbers
8 spp. in our area, ~50 spp. worldwide(1)
Range
most zoogeographic regions except the Australian and Oriental; by far most diverse in the Palaearctic(1)
Food
parasitize ground-nesting Crabronidae(2)
Internet References
Taxon page [data from(1)]
Works Cited
1.The chrysidid wasps of the world
Kimsey L.S., Bohart R.M. 1990. Oxford University Press. 652 pp.
2.California Cuckoo Wasps in the Family Chrysididae (Hymenoptera)
Lynn S. Kimsey. 2006. UC Press.