Ichneumoninae is a worldwide subfamily of the parasitic wasp family Ichneumonidae. Ichneumoninae are koinobiont or idiobiont ectoparasitoids of Lepidoptera.This is the second largest subfamily of Ichneumonidae with 373 genera. Ichneumonines are often large, conspicuous colourful insects.They have a 5-sided areolet,a dorso-ventrally flattened abdomen, a long sternaulus and the clypeus is truncate exposing the labium.
The genus Nipponaetes (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Cryptinae) in Costa Rica, with a reassessment of the generic limits
Jan 01, 2004; Keywords. Ichneumonidae, Cryptinae, Tryphoninae, Nipponaetes, Zurquilla, 28S, host, spider, phylogeny, new synonymy Abstract. The...