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Subfamily Hybrizontinae

wasp - Hybrizon - female wasp - Hybrizon - female wasp - Hybrizon wasp - Hybrizon Wasp - Hybrizon Wasp - Hybrizon Wasp - Hybrizon flavocinctus Wasp - Hybrizon flavocinctus
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 Ichneumonoidea (Braconids and Ichneumons)
Family Ichneumonidae (Ichneumon Wasps)
Subfamily Hybrizontinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Paxylommatinae
Numbers
3 genera worldwide; represented in NA by 2 Hybrizon spp.(1)
Range
Holarctic(1)
Remarks
This group had been placed in the family Braconidae, and then was recognized as a family, and, more recently, was moved to the Ichneumonidae. Specimens are rare in collections, and nothing is known about the biology except that circumstantial evidence suggests an association with ants.