Cremastinae

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Cremastinae
Cremastinae wasp.jpg
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Cremastinae mating
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Suborder: Apocrita
Superfamily: Ichneumonoidea
Family: Ichneumonidae
Subfamily: Cremastinae
Föerster 1869

Cremastinae is a worldwide subfamily of the parasitic wasp family Ichneumonidae.

Cremastinae are koinobiont endoparasitoids of Lepidoptera and, sometimes, Coleoptera larvae in tunnels, leaf rolls, buds and galls. There are 25 genera.

References[edit]

  • Townes, H.T. (1971): Genera of Ichneumonidae, Part 4 (Cremastinae, Phrudinae, Tersilochinae, Ophioninae, Mesochorinae, Metopiinae, Anomalinae, Acaenitinae, Microleptinae, Orthopelmatinae, Collyriinae, Orthocentrinae, Diplazontinae). Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 17: 1-372.


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