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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Hymenopterida
Ordo: Hymenoptera
Subordo: Apocrita
Superfamilia: Ichneumonoidea

Familia: Braconidae
Subfamilia: Helconinae
Tribus: Brulleiini - Diospilini - Helconini

Genera: Aspicolpus – Cuniculobracon – Mangshia – Schauinslandia – Taphaeus – Vadumasonium – ...

Achterberg, C., van; Chen, X. 2004: Six new genera of Braconidae (Hymenoptera) from China. Zoologische mededelingen, 78: 77–100. ISSN: 0024-0672
Kammerer, C.F. 2006: Notes on some preoccupied names in Arthropoda. Acta zootaxonomica sinica, 31(2): 269–271.
Papp, J., 2013a: A survey of the helconine species of the Australian Region (Hymenoptera, Braconidae: Helconinae). Annales historico-naturales Musei nationalis hungarici 105: 207–245. full article (pdf). Reference page.

Helconinae is a subfamily of braconid wasps in the family Braconidae. This is a large subfamily with many changes to classification and included groups over the years. There are about 40 genera worldwide in this subfamily.[1]


These three genera belong to the subfamily Helconinae:

Eumacrocentrus Ashmead, 1900 c g b
Helcon Nees von Esenbeck, 1812 c g b
Wroughtonia Cameron, 1899 c g b

Data sources: i = ITIS,[2] c = Catalogue of Life,[3] g = GBIF,[4] b =[5]

Wharton, Robert A.; Marsh, Paul M.; Sharkey, Michael J. (2017). Manual Of The New World Genera Of The Family Braconidae (Hymenoptera) 2nd Edition. International Society of Hymenopterists. ISBN 978-0692944820.
"ITIS, Integrated Taxonomic Information System". Retrieved 2018-04-11.
"Catalogue of Life". Retrieved 2018-04-11.
"GBIF". Retrieved 2018-04-11.

"Helconinae Subfamily Information". Retrieved 2018-04-11.

Further reading

Arnett, Ross H. Jr. (2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico (2nd ed.). CRC Press. ISBN 0-8493-0212-9.
Krombein, Karl V.; Hurd Jr., Paul D. Jr.; Smith, David R.; Burks, B.D., eds. (1979). "Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico". Smithsonian Institution Press. Retrieved 2018-04-11.
Majka, C. (2009). "Thomas L. Casey and Rhode Island". ZooKeys (22): 267–283. doi:10.3897/zookeys.22.93.
Marsh, Paul M.; Shaw, Scott R.; Wharton, Robert A. (1987). "An identification manual for the North American genera of the family Braconidae (Hymenoptera)". Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Washington.

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