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Subfamily Tetrastichinae

Pteromalidae? Eulophid ? - female Eulophid ex Pachyschelus ex Lespedeza stuevii - female wasp - Henryana - female Tetrastichinae? - female Female, Tetrastichinae? - female Parasitic wasp, possibly  - Melittobia Female, Tamarixia radiata (Waterston) (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) - Tamarixia radiata - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" (parasitic Apocrita))
Superfamily Chalcidoidea (Chalcidoid Wasps)
Family Eulophidae
Subfamily Tetrastichinae
~240 spp. in ~50 genera in our area, __ spp. in 110 genera total(1)
According to Christer Hansson, there are no useful identification keys to North American species in this subfamily (at least not in the genera Aprostocetus, Baryscapus, and Minotetrastichus), so identification past genus is generally not possible.