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Genus Oodera

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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 Chalcidoidea (Chalcid Wasps)
Family Pteromalidae (Pteromalids)
Subfamily Cleonyminae
Genus Oodera
Explanation of Names
Oodera Westwood 1874
Numbers
16 spp. total(1), a single (adventive) species of uncertain identity in our area
Range
Old World (mostly palaeotropical) genus(1), one sp. accidentally introduced into the US, recorded in mid-Atlantic states (NJ-VA) and IA
Food
recorded hosts: various beetles, notably wood-boring (Buprestidae, Scolytinae)(1)
Remarks
info based mostly on Gary Gibson's comment