White-banded pimpline (suggested name)

White-banded pimpline (suggested name) - Male parasitoid emerged from hemlock looper prepupa
  • Latin name: Itoplectis conquisitor (Say)
  • French name: Pimplinelle à bandes blanches (nom proposé)
  • Order: Hymenoptera
  • Family: Ichneumonidae
Description

Distribution

Quebec, Prairie Provinces, Ontario

Micro-habitat(s)

Insect

Canadian Forest Service Publications

White-banded pimpline (suggested name)

Diet and feeding behaviour

  • Parasitoid : Lives and grows on or whitin a living insect. Kills its host by consuming its tissues before pupation or metamorphosis into an adult.
Information on host(s)

Main host(s)

N/A

Photos
  • White-banded pimpline (suggested name) Parasitoid female feeding on spruce budworm pupa
  • White-banded pimpline (suggested name) Female adult at rest
  • White-banded pimpline (suggested name) Male parasitoid emerged from hemlock looper prepupa
  • White-banded pimpline (suggested name) Female parasitoid emerged from hemlock looper prepupa
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