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Genus Aprostocetus

Invasion! - Aprostocetus Disc Galls on Scrub Oak, probably Quercus acutidens, and wasps that eclosed from them - Aprostocetus Brachypterous cynipid parasitoid - Aprostocetus - female Chalcid from dipteran goldenrod rosette gall - Aprostocetus - female Parasitoid of Andricus parmula - Aprostocetus - female Wasp - Aprostocetus Tetrastichinae - Aprostocetus - female Tetrastichinae - Aprostocetus - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" - Parasitoid Wasps)
Superfamily Chalcidoidea (Chalcidoid Wasps)
Family Eulophidae
Subfamily Tetrastichinae
Genus Aprostocetus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aprostocetus Westwood 1833
>70 spp. in our area, ~760 spp. worldwide(1)
Probably hundreds of species in North America, according to Christer Hansson.
Wide range of insects and plants listed as hosts/associates; may be hyperparasitoids(1)
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