Anaphes (genus - parasitoids)

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Anaphes sp. - male, female antenna on top (click on image to enlarge it)
Publisher: United States. Bureau of Entomology
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Anaphes sp. (click on image to enlarge it)
Author: Charley Eiseman
Source: BugGuide

Anaphes Haliday, 1833

This genus of minute egg parasitoids is widely distributed and contains more than 200 species. As hosts, mainly weevils (Curculionidae) have been reported, but eggs from other beetle families (e.g. Chrysomelidae) and other insect groups are also parasitized, for example species of the Hemiptera genus Lygus. The adults are typically less than 1 mm long.

Currently, the following species have been entered into the system: