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Parasitic Wasp

Family:Ichneumonidae, Subfamily:Campopleginae


Campopleginae is a worldwide subfamily of the parasitic wasp family Ichneumonidae. Campopleginae are koinobiont endoparasitoids mainly of Lepidoptera and Symphyta but also of Coleoptera Raphidiidae There are 65 genera and this is one of the most commonly encountered subfamilies. Many of the genera are poorly defined and difficult to identify.They are small slender black insects with a compressed abdomen and the clypeus is confluent with the rest of the face.


Seen at a small farm.

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Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Feb 21, 2016
Submitted on Mar 10, 2016

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