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A Molecular Phylogeny of the Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera)
Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera) are extremely diverse with more than 23,000 species described and over 500,000 species estimated to exist. This is the first comprehensive phylogenetic analysis of the… Expand
Combined molecular and morphological phylogeny of Eulophidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea), with focus on the subfamily Entedoninae
A new combined molecular and morphological phylogeny of the Eulophidae is presented with special reference to the subfamily Entedoninae. We examined 28S D2–D5 and CO1 gene regions with parsimony and… Expand
Advanced Techniques for Imaging Parasitic Hymenoptera (Insecta)
Digital imaging technology has revolutionized the practice of photographing insects for scientific study. This paper describes lighting techniques designed for imaging parasitic Hymenoptera in the… Expand
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 the… Expand
The identity and reinstatement of Homalodisca liturata ball and Phera lacerta fowler (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae)
Phera lacerta Fowler, combination restored, is transferred back to its original genus. Homalodisca liturata Ball, validity restored, is removed from synonymy with P. lacerta. Recent literature… Expand
First report of the Eucalyptus gall wasp, Ophelimus maskelli (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), an invasive pest on Eucalyptus, from the Western Hemisphere.
Ophelimus maskelli (Ashmead) (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) was found in southern California, USA, on March 17, 2014, in Riverside County, University of California Riverside Campus (UCR), and has been… Expand
Systematics of the parasitic wasp genus Oxyscelio Kieffer (Hymenoptera, Platygastridae s.l.), Part I: Indo-Malayan and Palearctic fauna
Abstract The Indo-Malayan and Palearctic species of Oxyscelio (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae s.l.) are revised. A total of 90 species are recognized as valid, 19 of which are redescribed - Oxyscelio… Expand
Morphometric analysis of four species of Trichogramma Westwood (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) attacking codling moth and other tortricid pests in North America
Dermatopelte Erdös & Novicky (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) newly recorded from the Nearctic region, with description of two new species
- R. Burks
- 14 January 2004
The eulophid genus Dermatopelte is reported from the Nearctic region for the first time, represented by two new species, Dermatopelte yanegai n. sp. and D. sinaloensis n. sp. The new species are… Expand
First host record for Pteromalus cardui (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) on Urophora quadrifasciata (Diptera: Tephritidae) in spotted knapweed (Centaurea Biebersteinii, asteraceae) in Michigan, U.S.A.
An association between the biological control agent Urophora quadrfasciata and a parasitoid, Pteromalus cardui, was found within seed heads of spotted knapweed (Centaurea biebersteinii) in Michigan,… Expand