Proctotrupidae

Belongs within: Proctotrupoidea. The Proctotrupidae are a group of small wasps that are mostly endoparasites of Coleoptera larvae, rarely of Diptera. They are commonly found in low vegetation in damp forest habitats. The species Exallonyx trifoveatus is found worldwide as a parasite of Staphylinidae in compost heaps (Naumann 1991). Most proctotrupids have the wing venation… Continue reading Proctotrupidae