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Species Sclerogibba talpiformis

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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 (Aculeata - Ants, Bees and Stinging Wasps)
Superfamily Chrysidoidea (Cuckoo Wasps and Allies)
Family Sclerogibbidae
Genus Sclerogibba
Species talpiformis (Sclerogibba talpiformis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sclerogibba talpiformis Benoit, 1950
Size
Females: 3.5 to 6 mm (1)
Identification
Reddish fore-body, longitudinal furrow on propodeum, lack of a longitudinal furrow on the pronotum, widely separated lateral ocelli, and complete notauli. (1)
Range
In our area, has been reported from Florida and Texas. (1)
Food
Ectoparasitoids on webspinners. (1)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the world Sclerogibbidae (Hymenoptera Chrysidoidea)
Olmi, M. 2005. Frustula Entomologica, N.S., 26-27 (39-40), 46-193.