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A phylogenetic analysis of the megadiverse Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera)
Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera) is extremely diverse with an estimated 500 000 species. We present the first phylogenetic analysis of the superfamily based on both morphological and molecular data. AExpand
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Vineyard managers and researchers seek sustainable solutions for mealybugs, a changing pest complex
Mealybugs have become increasingly important vineyard pests — a result of their direct damage to the vine, their role in transmitting grapevine leafroll viruses, and the costs for their control.Expand
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Egg parasitoids of Homalodisca coagulata (Homoptera: Cicadellidae).
The glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca coagulata (Say), is native to the southeastern United States. It has existed in southern California since about 1990 (Sorensen & Gill 1996), and has becomeExpand
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Morphological, biological, and molecular comparisons among the different geographical populations of Anagyrus pseudococci (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), parasitoids of Planococcus spp. (Hemiptera:
Abstract Anagyrus pseudococci (Girault) (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) is a well-known primary parasitoid of Planococcus spp. and Pseudococcus spp. (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Pseudococcidae) and as suchExpand
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Anagrus (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) egg parasitoids of Erythroneura spp. and other leafhoppers (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) in North American vineyards and orchards: a taxonomic review.
Nine species of the mymarid wasp genus Anagrus Haliday, egg parasitoids of Erythroneura spp. and other leafhoppers associated with North American grape vineyard agroecosystems, are keyed. Two newExpand
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Key to the Holarctic species of Anagrus Haliday (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) with a review of the Nearctic and Palaearctic (other than European) species and descriptions of new taxa
The Holarctic species of the genus Anagrus Haliday are keyed. The Palaearctic species, other than the European ones revised earlier by Chiappini (1989), and 10 out of 11 valid species described fromExpand
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Annotated catalogue of the Hymenoptera of Russia. Volume II. Apocrita: Parasitica
Hymenoptera is one of the largest insect orders, with a world fauna approximately of 160 thousand species in more than 8420 genera from 94 extant families, a Palaearctic fauna of 50–60 thousandExpand
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A key to the Mymaridae (Hymenoptera) egg parasitoids of proconiine sharpshooters (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in the Nearctic region, with description of two new species of Gonatocerus
An illustrated identification key to the three genera and 14 named species of Mymaridae (Hymenoptera) egg parasitoids of the proconiine sharpshooters (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Cicadellinae:Expand
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Species identity of geographically distinct populations of the glassy-winged sharpshooter parasitoid Gonatocerus ashmeadi: morphology, DNA sequences, and reproductive compatibility
Abstract Gonatocerus ashmeadi is a common and seemingly widespread egg parasitoid of Homalodisca coagulata , the glassy-winged sharpshooter (GWSS). Location records for G. ashmeadi indicate itsExpand
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