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Cratichneumon coruscator

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Superfamily  Ichneumonoidea
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Species
Subphylum  Hexapoda
Suborder  Apocrita
Family  Ichneumonidae
Genus  Cratichneumon
Order  Hymenopterans
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Similar  Hymenopterans, Vulgichneumon saturatorius, Ichneumon sarcitorius, Diphyus, Coelichneumon

Cratichneumon coruscator is a species of the parasitic wasp family Ichneumonidae.

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Description

Cratichneumon coruscator can reach a length of 9–14 millimetres (0.35–0.55 in) in males, of 7–11 millimetres (0.28–0.43 in) in females. Adults can be found from May to August. Larvae feed on Panolis flammea and other Noctuidae.

Distribution and habitat

This species is present in most of Europe, in the Near East and in the Oriental ecozone. It lives in hedge rows.

References

Cratichneumon coruscator Wikipedia


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