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Genus Brachyserphus

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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 Proctotrupoidea
Family Proctotrupidae
Genus Brachyserphus
Explanation of Names
Brachyserphus Hellén 1941
7 spp. in our area(1), ~20 spp. total(2)
mostly N. Hemisphere
Key to females in Kolyada 2017.
Print References
Kolyada, Victor. (2017). List of the North American species of the genus Brachyserphus (Hymenoptera, Proctotrupidae) with notes on distribution and synonymy. Far Eastern Entomologist. 344. 10-17. Full Text Here
Internet References