Anomaloninae

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Anomaloninae
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Erigorgus melanobatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Suborder: Apocrita
Superfamily: Ichneumonoidea
Family: Ichneumonidae
Subfamily: Anomaloninae
Viereck, 1918

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

They are koinobiont endoparasitoids of Lepidoptera or Coleoptera. Anomaloninae have a slender abdomen and reticulated propodeum and are found in dry habitats. There are 2 tribes (Anomalonini, Gravenhorstiini) and 39 genera.

Ichneumon Wasp of the Subfamily Anomaloninae

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References[edit]

  • Gauld, I.D. (1976): The classification of the Anomaloninae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae). Bulletin of the British Museum of Natural History (Entomology) 33: 1-135.
  • Townes, H.T. (1971): Genera of Ichneumonidae, Part 4 (Cremastinae, Phrudinae, Tersilochinae, Ophioninae, Mesochorinae, Metopiinae, Anomalinae (Anomaloninae), Acaenitinae, Microleptinae, Orthopelmatinae, Collyriinae, Orthocentrinae, Diplazontinae). Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 17: 1-372.

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