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Genus Colastes

Agromyzid parasitoid - Colastes Agromyzid parasitoid - Colastes Agromyzid parasitoid - Colastes Braconid from yellow birch skeletonizer - Colastes - male Braconid ex agromyzid in white wood aster - Colastes Braconid ex agromyzid in white wood aster - Colastes
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 Exothecinae-or-hormiinae (Exothecinae/Hormiinae)
Genus Colastes
Explanation of Names
Author: Haliday
Identification
Vein 2m in is thickened, and vein r arises from the stigma in the basal 1/3 of the stigma at an oblique angle from the stigma.