Tetracampidae

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Tetracampidae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Suborder: Apocrita
Superfamily: Chalcidoidea
Family: Tetracampidae
Förster, 1856
Subfamilies

Distylopinae
Mongolocampinae
Platynocheilinae
Tetracampinae

Diversity
4 subfamilies
14 genera
44 species

The Tetracampidae are a small family of parasitic wasps in the superfamily Chalcidoidea. They are parasitoids of phytophagous insects, primarily flies. The 44 species in 15 genera are almost entirely absent from the New World.

Numerous fossil taxa are in this group, and their relationships to other chalcidoid families remain obscure.

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