cuckoo wasp

(Subfamily Chrysidinae)

               
     

cuckoo_wasp_(Elampus_sp)

 

   
   
   
   
   
Size

Total Length: ¼ to ½

         
         
         
         
         
          Photo by Alfredo Colon

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Sources: 24, 27, 29, 30.


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Taxonomy

Order:

Hymenoptera (ants, bees, wasps, and sawflies)

 

Suborder:

Apocrita (wasps, ants and bees)

 

Infraorder:

Aculeata (ants, bees and stinging wasps)

 

Superfamily:

Chrysidoidea (cuckoo wasps and allies)

 

Family:

Chrysididae (cuckoo wasps)

 

Subfamily:

Chrysidinae

 
Subordinate Taxa

cuckoo wasp (Chrysura smaragdula)

cuckoo wasp (Elampus spp.)

cuckoo wasp (Hedychrum confusum)

cuckoo wasp (Muesbeckidium obsoletum)

cuckoo wasp (Trichrysis doriae)

metallic bluish-green cuckoo wasp (Chrysis angolensis)

 
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Elampus sp.

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Alfredo Colon
7/9/2018

Location: Woodbury, Minnesota

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