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.
Family Genus and species Proportion male (M) or female (F) Braconidae Cotesia glomerata 0.56 M 0.39 M Braconidae Aphidius rhopalosiphi 0.68 M 0.38 M Braconidae Cotesia glomerata 0.435 M 0.558 M 0.664 M 0.7 M 0.219 M Ichneumonidae Mastrus ridens 0.74 M 0.64 M Figitidae Leptopilina heterotoma 0.65 M 0.68 M Pteromalidae Nasonia vitripennis 0.4 M 0.4 M 0.25 M 0.25 M Pteromalidae Nasonia vitripennis 0.3 M 0.3 M 0.4 M 0.4 M Trichogrammatidae Trichogramma nr.
Effects of cypermethrin on total body weight, glycogen, protein and lipid contents of Pimpla turionella (L.) (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae).
The main management strategy for the pine woodwasp is biological control using nematode Deladenus (= Beddingia) siricidicola Bedding, 1968 (Nematoda: Neothylenchidae), the egg parasitoid Ibalia leucospoides Hochenwarth, 1785 (Hymenoptera: Ibaliidae), and the ectoparasitoids of mature larvae, Megarhyssa nortoni Cresson, 1864 and Rhyssa persuasoria Linnaeus, 1758 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) (HURLEY et al., 2007; CAMERON, 2012).
(2017) A new species of Mesostenus Gravenhorst (Hymenoptera; Ichneumonidae; Cryptinae) from Colombia.
Ozkan, "Effect of food, light and host instar on the egg load of the synovigenic endoparasitoid venturia canescens (hymenoptera: ichneumonidae)," Journal of Pest Science, vol.
Ichneumonidae (21.80 %), Platygastridae (18.53 %), and Braconidae (16.62 %) were the most abundant families captured in the Malaise traps, while Platygastridae (42.85 %), Encyrtidae (18.42 %), and Braconidae (9.40 %) were the most abundant in Moericke traps.
The Ichneumonidae is the largest family within the Hymenoptera, probably the most diverse order in the world [6].