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The phylogenetic position of the enigmatic wasp family Heterogynaidae based on molecular data, with description of a new, nocturnal species (Hymenoptera: Apoidea)
Abstract.  The wasp family Heterogynaidae is described and previous phylogenetic hypotheses on its position within the Apoidea are discussed. The higher level phylogeny of the Apoidea based onExpand
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A new genus of mantidflies discovered in the Oriental region, with a higher‐level phylogeny of Mantispidae (Neuroptera) using DNA sequences and morphology
A remarkable new genus and two new species of Mantispidae (Neuroptera) are described from the Oriental region. Allomantispa Liu, Wu, Winterton & Ohl gen.n., currently including A. tibetana Liu, Wu &Expand
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Aboard a spider—a complex developmental strategy fossilized in amber
  • M. Ohl
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Naturwissenschaften
  • 23 March 2011
Mantid flies (Mantispidae) are an unusual group of lacewings (Neuroptera). Adults markedly resemble mantids in their general appearance and predatory behavior. The larvae of most mantispidsExpand
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Estimating body size in apoid wasps: the significance of linear variables in a morphologically diverse taxon (Hymenoptera, Apoidea)
We compared nine linear measures of body size and their appropriateness as estimators for body size in apoid wasps. A correlation and a multiple regression analysis with backward elimination ofExpand
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A Unique Nest-Protection Strategy in a New Species of Spider Wasp
Hymenoptera show a great variation in reproductive potential and nesting behavior, from thousands of eggs in sawflies to just a dozen in nest-provisioning wasps. Reduction in reproductive potentialExpand
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A molecular phylogeny for digger wasps in the tribe Ammophilini (Hymenoptera, Apoidea, Sphecidae)
The evolution of parental care strategies in aculeate (stinging) wasps and bees has been much studied from a functional perspective, but relatively little phylogenetic information is available toExpand
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A Revision of Stizoides Guérin‐Méneville, 1844: Taxonomy, Phylogenetic Relationships, Biogeography, and Evolution (Hymenoptera: Apoidea, “Sphecidae”)
The genus Stizoides Guerin-Meneville is revised for the first time, and 31 species and two subspecies are recognized. The revision includes identification keys, diagnoses, descriptions, summaries ofExpand
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New antlions (Insecta: Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae) from the mid-Cretaceous of Myanmar and their phylogenetic implications
Myrmeleontidae (antlions) is the most species-rich family of the holometabolous order Neuroptera. Evolutionary history of this diverse lacewing family remains largely unexplored. Here we report onExpand
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A remarkable new genus of Mantispidae (Insecta, Neuroptera) from Cretaceous amber of Myanmar and its implications on raptorial foreleg evolution in Mantispidae
Micromantispa cristata gen. et sp. nov. is described from the Cretaceous amber of Myanmar. This is the smallest mantispid. Its raptorial forelegs are relatively slender, bearing dense spines andExpand
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