family Ichneumonidae

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Related to family Ichneumonidae: ichneumon fly, Ichneumonoidea
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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Besides the Sathropterus, in the family Ichneumonidae the "braconid" type of fore wing venation is also present in the small Holarctic and Neotropical subfamily Neorhacodinae, small Holarctic subfamily Hybrizontinae (= Paxylommatinae), some genera of the Cryptinae (e.g.