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Family Chrysididae - Cuckoo Wasps

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 Amiseginae
Genus Amisega
Species kahlii - Amisega kahlii
Subfamily Chrysidinae
Tribe Elampini
Genus Elampus
Species nitidus - Elampus nitidus
Genus Hedychridium
Species dimidiatum - Hedychridium dimidiatum
Genus Hedychrum
Species cupricolle - Hedychrum cupricolle
Species violaceum - Hedychrum violaceum
Genus Holopyga
Species ventralis - Holopyga ventralis
Genus Microchridium
Species minutum - Microchridium minutum
Genus Muesebeckidium
Species obsoletum - Muesebeckidium obsoletum
Genus Omalus
Species iridescens - Omalus iridescens
Genus Philoctetes
Species variatus - Philoctetes variatus
Genus Pseudomalus
Species purpuratus - Pseudomalus purpuratus
Species auratus - Pseudomalus auratus
Tribe Chrysidini
Genus Argochrysis
Species armilla - Argochrysis armilla
Genus Caenochrysis
Species deversor - Caenochrysis deversor
No Taxon carinata or tridens
Species doriae - Caenochrysis doriae
Genus Ceratochrysis
Genus Chrysis
Species angolensis - Chrysis angolensis
Species aridula - Chrysis aridula
Species conica - Chrysis conica
Species tenuicornis - Chrysis tenuicornis
No Taxon succincta species-group
Species provancheri - Chrysis provancheri
No Taxon ignita species-group
Species cessata - Chrysis cessata
Species nitidula-complex - Chrysis nitidula-complex
No Taxon smaragdula species-group
Species inaequidens - Chrysis inaequidens
Species smaragdula - Chrysis smaragdula
Genus Chrysura
Species sagmatis - Chrysura sagmatis
Species inusitata - Chrysura inusitata
Genus Exochrysis
Species alabamensis - Exochrysis alabamensis
Genus Pseudochrysis
Species neglecta - Pseudochrysis neglecta
Genus Chrysurissa
Species densa - Chrysurissa densa
Tribe Parnopini
Genus Parnopes
Species chrysoprasinus - Parnopes chrysoprasinus
Species edwardsii - Parnopes edwardsii
Species fulvicornis - Parnopes fulvicornis
Subfamily Cleptinae
Genus Cleptes
Species purpuratus - Cleptes purpuratus
Species alienus - Cleptes alienus