Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Interested in a 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico?

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Previous events


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

bedeguaris species group

Goldenrod gall parasitoid fauna - Torymus - female Goldenrod gall parasitoid fauna - Torymus - female Odd looking Wild Rose Galls - Torymus bedeguaris Small Wasp - Torymus bedeguaris - female Torymid from Diastrophus gall - Torymus flavicoxa - female Torymid from Diastrophus gall - Torymus solitarius - female Wasp - Torymus flavicoxa - male Wasp - Torymus - female
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 Torymidae
Subfamily Toryminae
Genus Torymus
No Taxon bedeguaris species group
Numbers
38 North American species, of which 24 are known from the west.
Remarks
Half of the species have been reared from cecidomyiid galls. Seven have been reared from cynipid galls on Rosa and Rubus, four from psyllid galls on hackberry (Celtis), two from tephritid galls, and one from both cecidomyiid and cynipid galls. One species has been reared from Ilex seeds and its actual host is unknown.
Print References
Grissell, E. E. 1976. A revision of western Nearctic species of Torymus Dalman. Univ. Cal. Pub. Entomol. 79: 1-120, 6 plates.