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Insects of Coal Oil Point > Guide > Hymenoptera > Proctotrupoidea
Proctotrupoidea - Proctotrupids, Diaprids, Scelionids, and Platygasterids
This superfamily includes several types of small but very common parasitoid wasps. As larvae, these wasps are parasitic on other insects. Each species of wasp is generally a specialist in parasitizing a particular group of insect.
The Coal Oil Point collection includes 28 morphospecies of Proctotrupoidea, 19 of which are Scelionids.
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