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Subfamily Tetrastichinae

Eulophid wasp Tiny wasp from white oak leaf - Baryscapus - female Parasitoid wasp associated with silky prairie clover caterpillar - Tetrastichus Parasitoid from goldenrod rosette gall - female Parasitoid of Andricus parmula - Aprostocetus - female Eulophid from peach fuzz oak apple - Aprostocetus Small Wasp Parasitic wasp from Tussock larvae
Classification
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 (Chalcid Wasps)
Family Eulophidae
Subfamily Tetrastichinae
Numbers
~240 spp. in ~50 genera in our area, __ spp. in 110 genera total(1)
Remarks
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.