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Dicopomorpha echmepterygis
Dicopomorpha echmepterygis Male
General information
Universe Real Life
Classification Dicopomorpha echmepterygis
Species type Fairyfly
Homeworld Earth
Environment Illinois, United States
Intelligence Non-sapient
Biochemistry Carbon-based lifeform
Discovered 1997
Discoverer Mockford
Biological information
Reproduction Sexual; lays eggs
Average length Female: 550 μm
Male: 139 to 240 μm (Average: 186 μm)
Locomotion Female: Powered flight
Male: Hexapodal walking
Prey Echmepteryx hageni eggs
Distinctive features Smallest known insect
Lineage information
Related species D. koreana, D. liaoningensis, D. macrocephala, D. maximus, D. pulchricornis, D. schleideni, D. stramineus, D. victoria, D. zebra
Cultural information
Alignment True Neutral
Personality Parasitic
Organization Solitary (presumed)
Sociocultral characteristics
Scientific taxonomy
Planet Earth
Domain Eukaryota (Complex life)
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Subkingdom Eumetazoa
Infrakingdom Bilateria
Superphylum Ecdysozoa
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Subclass Pterygota (Winged insects)
Infraclass Neoptera (Winged insects that can flex their wings over their abdomens)
Superorder Hymenopterida
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, bees, sawflies, wasps)
Suborder Apocrita (Ants, bees, wasps)
Infraorder Proctotrupomorpha
Superfamily Chalcidoidea (Chalcid Wasps)
Family Mymaridae (Fairyflies)
Genus Dicopomorpha
Species echmepterygis
Other information
First sighting 1997
Last sighting Current