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Genus Laelius

Bethylidae? - Laelius Another Micro - Laelius - female Tiny Wasp - Laelius pedatus Tiny Wasp - Laelius pedatus Laelius - female Tiny wasp found in house - Laelius dust bunny bethylid - Laelius - male dust bunny bethylid - Laelius - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Chrysidoidea (Cuckoo Wasps and Allies)
Family Bethylidae (Flat Wasps)
Subfamily Epyrinae
Genus Laelius
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
4 spp. of our fauna have been recently transferred here from Rhabdepyris(1)
Explanation of Names
Laelius Ashmead 1893
Numbers
9 spp. in our area(2), 40 total(1)
Identification
Long hairs on dorsal surface of head and thorax
Range
most of the world, except the Neotropics & Australasia(1)
Remarks
ectoparasitoids of immature stages of beetles such as Dermestidae, and thus are commonly taken indoors --Jongok LIM