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Checklist of ichneumonid parasitoid wasps in Switzerland (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae): 470 species new for the country and an appraisal of the alpine diversity
The first comprehensive and validated species list of the parasitoid wasp family Ichneumonidae in Switzerland is presented, based on both an extensive literature research and a review of all reliably identified specimens present in the major Swiss collections.
A contribution to the knowledge of ichneumonid wasps from Mazandaran province, northern Iran
Ichneumon wasps (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) are important parasitoids of insects and spiders. Common hosts are larvae and pupae of Coleoptera, Hymenoptera, Diptera and Lepidoptera. There are over 60
Mind the Outgroup and Bare Branches in Total-Evidence Dating: a Case Study of Pimpliform Darwin Wasps (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae)
This case study demonstrates that in order to obtain robust age estimates, total-evidence dating studies need to be based on a thorough and balanced sampling of both extant and fossil taxa, with the aim of minimizing evolutionary rate heterogeneity and missing morphological information.
Western Palaearctic Cryptinae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) in the National Museums of Scotland, with nomenclatural changes, taxonomic notes, rearing records and special reference to the British check
The present paper gives an account of around 2860 specimens of western Palaearctic species of the subtribes Mastrina, Ethelurgina, Endaseina (except Endasys), Bathythrichina and Cremnodina in NMS.
Redescription of Gelis longulus (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae), a parasitoid of Ocnerostoma piniariellum (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae)
Gelis longulus (Zetterstedt), reared from pupae of Ocnerostoma piniariellum Zeller collected on Pinus cembra L. in northern Italy, is redescribed. The lectotype designation is reported. Notes on its
A new species of Pristomerus Curtis, 1836 (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Cremastinae) and key to the known species in Iran.
Pristomerus mirzakhaniae Zardouei Rakhshani sp. nov., (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae, Cremastinae) is described based on a specimen discovered in the Eastern part of Iran. A key to the known species of
The external scent efferent system of selected European true bugs (Heteroptera): a biomimetic inspiration for passive, unidirectional fluid transport
Video analysis of conducted fluid-flow experiments showed that bug-inspired, artificial scent fluid channels can indeed transport different fluids passively in one direction, while halting the fluid movement in the opposite direction.