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Genus Gastrancistrus

Pteromalid - Gastrancistrus - male Pteromalid - Gastrancistrus - male Pteromalid - Gastrancistrus - male Small Wasp - Gastrancistrus - female Small Wasp - Gastrancistrus - female Gastrancistrus reared from grape gall - Gastrancistrus - male 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 (Chalcidoid Wasps)
Family Pteromalidae (Pteromalid Wasps)
Subfamily Pireninae
Genus Gastrancistrus
Explanation of Names
Gastrancistrus Westwood 1833
Numbers
by far the largest genus of the subfamily, with 23 spp. in our area, ~140 worldwide(1)
Food
Virtually all recorded hosts are gall midges (Cecidomyiidae)(1)