Chalcididae


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Related to Chalcididae: Cynipidae, Chalcidoidea
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Noun1.Chalcididae - an arthropod family including: chalcidflies
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Hymenoptera, order Hymenoptera - an order of insects including: bees; wasps; ants; ichneumons; sawflies; gall wasps; etc.
chalcid, chalcid fly, chalcid wasp, chalcidfly - any of various tiny insects whose larvae are parasites on eggs and larvae of other insects; many are beneficial in destroying injurious insects
jointworm, strawworm - larva of chalcid flies injurious to the straw of wheat and other grains
Chalcis, genus Chalcis - type genus of the Chalcididae
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The natural biological control agents in palm tree crop in Brazil includes Chalcididae (Hymenoptera), Tachinidae and Sarcophagidae (Diptera) parasitizing Brassolis astyra Godart, B.
Cuba also mass rears the parasitoids Bracomidae, Chalcididae, Anthocorida, Entophidae andpredators Coccinilidae, and Anthocorridae to fight insect pest larvae.
flegia se identificaron como Brachymeria flegiae Burks, 1960 (Hymenoptera, Chalcididae).
A large number of parasitoids emerged from collected OBLR caterpillars, including species of Ichneumonidae, Eulophidae and Chalcididae.
truncatus es aportada por otras familias de himenopteros como: Chalcididae, Diapriidae, Dryinidae, Scelionidae, todas ellas poseen larvas parasitas de huevos de insectos de los cuales se alimentan.
Our data show that purple and white Gesneriad flowers dominate all regions, including Hainan Island, indicating Gesneriaceae in these regions are mainly visited by bees, including Bombus, Chalcididae, Amegilla and Lasioglossum (Gao et al., 2006; Wen et al., 2012).
Two different life-history strategies determine the competitive outcome between Dirhinus giffardii (Chalcididae) and Pachycrepoideus vindemmiae (Pteromalidae), ectoparasitoids of cyclorrhaphous Diptera.
These parasitoids, belonging to the order Hymenoptera and are mainly part of the family Chalcididae using the eggs processionary as a host for their development (Morel, 2008).
(Hymenoptera: Chalcididae), en Ecuador y Colombia frecuentando plantas como Solanum hirtum Vahl.