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Genus Conura

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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" - Parasitoid Wasps)
Superfamily Chalcidoidea (Chalcidoid Wasps)
Family Chalcididae (Chalcidid Wasps)
Subfamily Chalcidinae
Genus Conura
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Spilochalcis Thomson 1876
Explanation of Names
Conura Spinola 1837
Numbers
56 spp. in our area, >300 spp. total(1)
Food
most attack Lepidoptera pupae; a few parasitize Coleoptera (Chrysomelidae, Curculionidae) and Diptera (Syrphidae); some are secondary parasites of Ichneumonoidea
Print References
Burks, B. D. 1940. Revision of the chalcid-flies of the tribe Chalcidini in America north of Mexico. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 88(3082): 237-354. (Biodiversity Heritage Library)