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Genus Gnamptopelta

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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 Ichneumonoidea (Braconid and Ichneumonid Wasps)
Family Ichneumonidae (Ichneumonid Wasps)
Subfamily Ichneumoninae
Tribe Heresiarchini
No Taxon (Callajoppa Genus Group)
Genus Gnamptopelta
Explanation of Names
Author of genus is Hopper, 1939. Genus name from Greek gnamptos, meaning curved, bent, plus Greek pelta, "a light, half-moon shaped shield" (from Shields: Terminology and History). No doubt refers to the bent, half-moon shaped abdomen.
Numbers lists just one species: Gnamptopelta obsidianator.
Print References
The Centuray Dictionary entry for Gnamptorhynchus. (1)