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Syrphoctonus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Superfamily  Ichneumonoidea
Subfamily  Diplazontinae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Hymenopterans
Class  Insecta
Family  Ichneumonidae
Scientific name  Syrphoctonus
Rank  Genus
Similar  Diplazontinae, Hoplismenus, Hymenopterans

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Syrphoctonus is a genus of Ichneumonid wasps with many species around the world, of which more than 30 occur in Europe.

Contents

Members of this genus are parasitoids on hoverflies.

Name

The genus name is derived from Ancient Greek Syrpho- "gnat" and -ctonus "killer", referring to the host of the genus.

References

Syrphoctonus Wikipedia


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