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Subfamily Orthopelmatinae

Unknown Wasp - Orthopelma Unknown Wasp - Orthopelma - male Unknown Wasp - Orthopelma - male Ichneumonid from Diastrophus gall - Orthopelma - male Ichneumonid from Diastrophus gall - Orthopelma - female Alaskan Orthopelma - Orthopelma - male Alaskan Orthopelma - Orthopelma - male Alaskan Orthopelma - Orthopelma - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" (parasitoid Apocrita))
Superfamily Ichneumonoidea (Braconid and Ichneumonid Wasps)
Family Ichneumonidae (Ichneumonid Wasps)
Subfamily Orthopelmatinae
Explanation of Names
Orthopelmatinae Schmiedeknecht 1910
Numbers
a single genus (Orthopelma Taschenberg 1865), represented in NA by 4 spp.(1)
Range
Holarctic(1)
Food
internal larval parasites of Cynipidae which make galls on Rosa, Rubus, and Ribes(1), 2