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Systematics, evolution, and biology of scelionid and platygastrid wasps.
The Platygastroidea comprises two families of parasitoids, Scelionidae and Platygastridae, and nearly 4500 described species. They parasitize a diverse array of insects as well as spiders. IdiobiontExpand
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Order Hymenoptera . In : Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal Biodiversity: An Outline of Higher-level Classification and Survey of Taxonomic Richness (Addenda 2013)
An updated classification of the order Hymenoptera is provided with the current numbers of genera and species described so far specified. The order is composed of 2 suborders, 27 superfamilies, 132Expand
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Key to Nearctic species of Trissolcus Ashmead (Hymenoptera, Scelionidae), natural enemies of native and invasive stink bugs (Hemiptera, Pentatomidae)
Trissolcus japonicus (Ashmead) and T. cultratus (Mayr), comb. rev. are under study as classical biological agents to control the brown marmorated stink bug Halyomorpha halys (Stål) in North America.Expand
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Midcoxal Articulations and the Phylogeny of the Order Hymenoptera
Evidence from study of the structure and extrinsic musculature of the midcoxae in Hymenoptera supports the following hypothesized relationships: Orussidae and Apocrita are sister-groups; no evidenceExpand
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Order Hymenoptera *
An updated classification of the order Hymenoptera is provided with the current numbers of genera and species described so far specified. The order is composed of 2 suborders, 27 superfamilies, 132Expand
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SYSTEMATICS OF NEW WORLD TRISSOLCUS (HYMENOPTERA: SCELIONIDAE): SPECIES RELATED TO T. BASALIS
The New World species of Trissolcus , exclusive of the flavipes and thyantae species groups, are revised. This encompasses seven species: T. basalis (Wollaston) recorded in the southeastern USA, WestExpand
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