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Phylogenomic Insights into the Evolution of Stinging Wasps and the Origins of Ants and Bees
The stinging wasps (Hymenoptera: Aculeata) are an extremely diverse lineage of hymenopteran insects, encompassing over 70,000 described species and a diversity of life history traits, includingExpand
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Vouchering DNA-barcoded specimens: test of a nondestructive extraction protocol for terrestrial arthropods
Morphology-based keys support accurate identification of many taxa. However, identification can be difficult for taxa that are either not well studied, very small, members of cryptic speciesExpand
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Mapping of Mhc class I and class II regions to different linkage groups in the zebrafish, Danio rerio
Abstract The mammalian major histocompatibility complex (Mhc) consists of three closely linked regions, I, II, and III, occupying a single chromosomal segment. The class I loci in region I and theExpand
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Advanced Imaging Techniques II: Using a Compound Microscope for Photographing Point-Mount Specimens
American Entomologist • Winter 2008 Parasitic Hymenoptera offer a particular challenge to scientific photography in this age of digital technology. This group is not only hyper-diverse, butExpand
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The genus Mymaromella (Hymenoptera: Mymarommatidae) in North America, with a key to described extant species
A key is given to the five described extant species of Mymaromella. Two new species, Mymaromella pala Huber & Gibson, sp. n. and M. palella Huber & Gibson, sp. n. (Mymarommatoidea: Mymarommatidae),Expand
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A hymenopterists' guide to the Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology: Utility, clarification, and future directions
Abstract Hymenoptera exhibit an incredible diversity of phenotypes, the result of ~240 million years of evolution and the primary subject of more than 250 years of research. Here we describe theExpand
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A new species of invasive gall wasp (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae: Tetrastichinae) on blue gum (Eucalyptus globulus) in California
The blue gum gall wasp, Selitrichodes globulus La Salle & Gates, n. sp. (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae: Tetrastichinae), is described as an invasive gall inducer on blue gum, Eucalyptus globulus Labill.Expand
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A new species of Eurytoma (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae) attacking Quadrastichus spp. (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) galling Erythrina spp. (Fabaceae), with a summary of African Eurytoma biology and species
Eurytoma erythrinae Gates and Delvare, new species, is described and illustrated. This species was reared from fieldcollected galls on Erythrina spp. (Fabaceae) induced by Quadrastichus spp.Expand
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Parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) of the Cabbage Seedpod Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Georgia, USA
Five families and 13 species of Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera) were obtained from mass-reared seedpods of Brassica napus L. (Brassicaceae) as putative parasitoids of the cabbage seedpod weevil,Expand
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