Lycorina

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Lycorina
Scientific classification
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Lycorininae
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Lycorina
Synonyms

Genus-level:
Gonioglyphus
Toxophoroides

Lycorininae is a monotypic subfamily of ichneumon wasps. The mere thirty species or so comprise the single genus Lycorina.[1] In older sources, they may be included in the Banchinae.[2]

They are parasitoids of larval Lepidoptera in leaf rolls. Distribution is worldwide.[1]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Townes & Townes (1978)
  2. ^ Townes (1969), Wahl (1999)

References[edit]

  • Townes, H.K. (1969): Genera of Ichneumonidae, Part 3 (Lycorininae, Banchinae, Scolobatinae, Porizontinae). Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 13: 1–307.
  • Townes, H.K. & Townes, M. (1978): Ichneumon-flies of America North of Mexico: 7. Subfamily Banchinae, tribes Lissonotini and Banchini. Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 26: 1–614.
  • Wahl, David (1999): Classification and Systematics of the Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera). Version of 19-JUL-1999. Retrieved 2008-JUN-18.