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Species Cremnops desertor

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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" (parasitic Apocrita))
Superfamily Ichneumonoidea (Braconids and Ichneumons)
Family Braconidae (Braconid Wasps)
Subfamily Agathidinae
Genus Cremnops
Species desertor (Cremnops desertor)
native to the Palaearctic, adventive in NA (Ottawa, Canada, and DC)(1) --now also known from MA (unpublished record, BG image)
Works Cited
1.Synopsis of the Agathidiinae (Hymenopetra: Braconidae) of America north of Mexico
M.J. Sharkey. 2004. Proc. Russian Entomol. Soc. 75(1): 134-152.