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Tribe Oedemopsini

Parasitic wasp 7/3/10 9PM - Hercus fontinalis wasp - Hercus - male UID ichneumon - Oedemopsis davisi - male parasitic wasp - female Oedemopsis davisi - female Oedemopsis davisi - female wasp - Zagryphus nasutus - female Oedemopsis davisi? - Oedemopsis davisi
Classification
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 Tryphoninae
Tribe Oedemopsini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Some genera were previously in Eclytini of Townes.
Numbers
19 spp. in 6 genera in our area(1)(2); 14 genera worldwide(3); 11 genera worldwide(3)
1. Atopotrophos Cushman, 1940 (2 spp.)
2. Hercus Townes, 1969 (2 spp.)
3. Neliopisthus Thomson, 1883 (7 spp.)
4. Oedemopsis Tschek, 1868 (2 spp.)
5. Thymaris Förster, 1868 (5 spp.)
6. Zagryphus Cushman, 1919 (1 sp.)
Identification
partially weakly sclerotized first gonapophysis (ventral valve) of the ovipositor
Range
worldwide
Food
solitary koinobiont ectoparasitoid of Lepidoptera larvae
Print References
Bennett, A. M. (2006). A new genus of Oedemopsini (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Tryphoninae) with a key to the genera of the tribe. The Canadian Entomologist, 138(4), 464-472.