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Species Charops annulipes

Campopleginae - Charops annulipes Charops annulipes - female Charops annulipes - female Ichneumonid Wasp Cocoon - Charops annulipes Ichneumon Wasp Cocoon - Charops annulipes Ichneumon cocoon - Charops annulipes Intricate tiny cocoon - Charops annulipes Charops annulipes? - Charops annulipes
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 Campopleginae
Genus Charops
Species annulipes (Charops annulipes)
Explanation of Names
Charops annulipes Ashmead 1890
annulipes - Latin for 'ringed feet' (1)
1 sp. n. of Mex. (2)
7 mm (Ashmead 1890)
e US to AZ (AZ-FL-DE-IA) (BG data),(Anonymous 1974)
mostly: Jun-Sep (BG data)
Life Cycle
Known hosts include Tarachidia erastrioides (Grenee) and the green clover worm, Plathypena scabra (Fabricius), both noctuids. (Anonymous 1974)
Type Locality: Missouri. Described from one specimen in the Charles Valentine Riley Collection. (Ashmead 1890)
Print References
Ashmead, W.H. 1890. Description of new Ichneumonidae in the collection of the U.S. National Museum. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 12:387-451. Full PDF
Anonymous. 1974. Charops annulipes Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae; Porizontinae) found in Florida. The Florida Entomologist, 57(2): 147. Full PDF
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.