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ignita species-group

Cuckoo Wasp ? - Chrysis - female Cuckoo Wasp - Chrysis Very Iridescent Blue-Green - Chrysis nitidula-complex Cuckoo Wasp - Chrysis Chrysidinae - Chrysis - female Chrysidinae - Chrysis - female Cuckoo Wasp - Chrysis - female Parasitic? - Chrysis cessata
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 Chrysididae (Cuckoo Wasps)
Subfamily Chrysidinae
Tribe Chrysidini
Genus Chrysis
No Taxon ignita species-group
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Older papers dealing with New World fauna have treated species of this group under the name "Chrysis coerulans species-group"
Numbers
About 100 species, including many similar taxa often considered synonymous; actual number of species probably over 150.
Size
6-10 mm
Range
Mostly Holarctic, but also represented in the Neotropical, Afrotropical, and Oriental regions.