Anomaloninae


I had never heard about Anomaloninae.

I took yesterday a picture of one fine looking insect, posted the image in a FB insect group, and got the ID in no time: Anomaloninae (siroahmanen in Finnish). So now we all know.🙂

Anomaloninae is a worldwide subfamily of the parasitic wasp family Ichneumonidae which is a parasitoid wasp family within the order Hymenoptera. They are important parasitoids of other invertebrates; common hosts are larvae and pupae of Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, and Lepidoptera. Over 24,000 species have been described worldwide. Estimates of the total species range from 60,000 to over 100,000 – more than any other hymenopteran family. [Wikipedia]

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