Ichneumonidae


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Noun1.Ichneumonidae - ichneumon flies
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Hymenoptera, order Hymenoptera - an order of insects including: bees; wasps; ants; ichneumons; sawflies; gall wasps; etc.
ichneumon fly - hymenopterous insect that resembles a wasp and whose larvae are parasitic on caterpillars and other insect larvae
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Finally, it may not be a logical deduction, but to my imagination it is far more satisfactory to look at such instincts as the young cuckoo ejecting its foster-brothers,--ants making slaves,--the larvae of ichneumonidae feeding within the live bodies of caterpillars,--not as specially endowed or created instincts, but as small consequences of one general law, leading to the advancement of all organic beings, namely, multiply, vary, let the strongest live and the weakest die.
The low abundance of Ichneumonidae in the rice plantation may be explained by the fact that species of the family are more numerous in temperate and wet tropical regions (Townes 1972b).
The Ichneumonidae is the largest family within the Hymenoptera, probably the most diverse order in the world [6].
A review of the North American species of Messatoporus Cushman (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae, Cryptini).
En la epoca de lluvias estan presentes las familias Braconidae, Diapriidae, Pteromalidae, Chalcididae, Leucospidae, Evaniidae, Encyrtidae, Ichneumonidae y Eurytomidae, las cuales tambien son comunes durante la epoca seca.
Two females had an ecto-parasitic insect larva attached to their anterior opisthosoma, possibly Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae (Fig.
La fauna de Ichneumonidae en Peru, tiene escasos estudios a pesar de ser posiblemente de una gran diversidad.