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Genus Hoplismenus

Exastes? - Hoplismenus morulus - female Exastes? - Hoplismenus morulus - female Wasp (Ichneumonidae) observed investigating butterfly chrysalis - Hoplismenus morulus - female Yellow-leg Wasp_MG_7326 - Hoplismenus morulus - female Ichneumon - Hoplismenus morulus - female Smoke Hole Ich - Hoplismenus morulus Brown Ichneumon - Hoplismenus rutilus - female 8015272 - Hoplismenus morulus - male
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 Ichneumoninae
Tribe Ichneumonini
Genus Hoplismenus
Rhopalocera, especially Nymphalidae, but also Satyridae.
According to Heinrich (1962), the females hibernate as adults.
Print References
Heinrich, Gerd H. 1962. Synopsis of the Nearctic Ichneumoninae Stenopneustica with Particular Reference to the Northeastern Region (Hymenoptera), Part V. Canadian Entomol. Supplement 26, p.649-660.