family Cynipidae


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Related to family Cynipidae: cynipid gall wasp
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Noun1.family Cynipidae - a family of Hymenoptera
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Hymenoptera, order Hymenoptera - an order of insects including: bees; wasps; ants; ichneumons; sawflies; gall wasps; etc.
cynipid gall wasp, cynipid wasp, gall wasp, gallfly - small solitary wasp that produces galls on oaks and other plants
Cynips, genus Cynips - type genus of the Cynipidae: gall wasps
Amphibolips, genus Amphibolips - cynipid gall wasps, especially causing oak-apple galls
Andricus, genus Andricus - cynipid gall wasps, chiefly affecting oaks
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2013), confirms the notion that the global distribution of the family Cynipidae should be reviewed because the scarcity of cynipid records for this family in the Neotropics are primarily due to minimal sampling in the region and not to the absence of the family (Medianero & Nieves-Aldrey 2011).
Gall wasps mainly belong to the family Cynipidae that attack herbaceous and tree species in the Palearctic and Nearctic regions[6].
Position of anterior end of metapleural sulcus: (a) low, ratio of distance The family Cynipidae, as here construed, is unusual among famifies of parasitic wasps in that all its members are phytophagous.