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Species Cratichneumon paratus

Ichneumon - Cratichneumon paratus - male Ichneumon - Cratichneumon paratus - female Ichneumon - Cratichneumon paratus - female Wetland wasp from early June - Cratichneumon paratus - female Wasp - Cratichneumon paratus - female Wasp - Cratichneumon paratus - female Ichneumon for ID - Cratichneumon paratus - male Seneca Rocks  - Cratichneumon paratus
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 Ichneumonidae (Ichneumonid Wasps)
Subfamily Ichneumoninae
Tribe Ichneumonini
Genus Cratichneumon
Species paratus (Cratichneumon paratus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ichneumon parata Say, 1829
Cratichnumon paratus Say; the fact that Say originally used parata makes no difference; the name is adjectival, and its termination needs to conform with the gender of the genus.
"Cratichneumon species of this ilk are not easy to ID even with specimens." —Bob Carlson(1)
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