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Family Thynnidae - Thynnid Wasps

Tiphiid Wasp - Myzinum - male unknown wasp - Myzinum quinquecinctum - female Myzinum? - Myzinum dubiosum - female Tiphia sp. Wasp? - Myzinum obscurum - female Myzinum? - Myzinum quinquecinctum - male Sawfly species? - Myzinum - male Myzinum? - Myzinum - male Myzinum quinquecinctum? - Myzinum quinquecinctum - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
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 Thynnoidea
Family Thynnidae (Thynnid Wasps)
Other Common Names
(Thynnid) Flower Wasps
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
used to be treated as a subfamily of Tiphiidae
Explanation of Names
Thynnidae Shuckard, 1841
4 genera with 16 spp. in our area representing 3 subfamilies; ~109 genera arranged into 5 subfamilies worldwide
1. Anthoboscinae (1 gen: 1 sp.)
2. Methochinae (2 gen: 5 spp)
3. Myzininae (1 gen: 10 spp.)
Tegula elongate or circular, reaching beyond scutum
Worldwide. Most diverse in Australia.
parastoids of beetle larvae