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Species Aphidius ervi

Mummified pea aphids (Acyrthosiphon pisum) 10-12 days after parasitism by A. ervi - Aphidius ervi Adult wasp parasitizing A. pisum - Aphidius ervi - female Adult wasp  - Aphidius ervi - female
Classification
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 Aphidiinae
Genus Aphidius
Species ervi (Aphidius ervi)
Explanation of Names
Author: Haliday
Remarks
Cosmopolitan, probably introduced. Used commercially in green houses.