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Subfamily Pireninae

Pteromalid - Gastrancistrus - male Small Wasp - Gastrancistrus - female Pteromalid - Gastrancistrus Small Wasp - Macroglenes - female Small Wasp - Macroglenes - female Bug-eyed wasp - Macroglenes Gastrancistrus reared from grape gall - Gastrancistrus - male Gastrancistrus
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 Pteromalidae (Pteromalids)
Subfamily Pireninae
Numbers
28 spp. in 5 genera in our area (all but 5 spp. are in Gastrancistrus), ~200 spp. in 17 genera worldwide(1)