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Family: Ichneumonidae, Tribe: Pimplini, Genus: Xanthopimpla
Xanthopimpla spp. play a beneficial role in agriculture. They are important parasitoids of lepidopterous stem borers of cereals, sugar cane and other crops; they lay their eggs on moth caterpillars that damage crops.
Seen at a small forest.
Spotted on Dec 5, 2019
Submitted on Feb 6, 2020