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006 Candidate

006 is from the order Hymenoptera. Commonly known as an ichneumon wasp or scorpion wasp.

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Suborder: Apocrita
Superfamily: Ichneumonoidea
Family: Ichneumonidae
Subfamily: Mesochorinae

Hymenoptera is one of the largest orders of insects, and includes common insects such as sawflies, wasps, bees and ants. Learn more about Hymenoptera.

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