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Genus Leucospis

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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 Leucospidae
Genus Leucospis
Explanation of Names
Leucospis Fabricius 1775
Numbers
5 spp. in our area, ~130 spp. total(1)
Size
2.3-16.5 mm(2)
Print References
(3)
Internet References
L. japonica searching for a host site & ovipositing (video; see also description here)