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Noun1.Hymenoptera - an order of insects including: beesHymenoptera - an order of insects including: bees; wasps; ants; ichneumons; sawflies; gall wasps; etc.
animal order - the order of animals
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
hymenopter, hymenopteran, hymenopteron, hymenopterous insect - insects having two pairs of membranous wings and an ovipositor specialized for stinging or piercing
family Vespidae, Vespidae - an arthropod family of the order Hymenoptera including: yellow jackets; hornets; mason wasps
Sphecoidea, superfamily Sphecoidea - families Sphecidae and Stizidae
Cynipidae, family Cynipidae - a family of Hymenoptera
Chalcidae, Chalcididae, family Chalcidae, family Chalcididae - an arthropod family including: chalcidflies
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Volume III, AUS to BIS, you will find that bees are a 'large and natural family of the zoological order Hymenoptera, characterized by the plumose form of many of their hairs, by the large size of the basal segment of the foot .
Do the very numerous spiders and rapacious Hymenoptera supply the place of the carnivorous beetles?
The same number of joints in the tarsi is a character generally common to very large groups of beetles, but in the Engidae, as Westwood has remarked, the number varies greatly; and the number likewise differs in the two sexes of the same species: again in fossorial hymenoptera, the manner of neuration of the wings is a character of the highest importance, because common to large groups; but in certain genera the neuration differs in the different species, and likewise in the two sexes of the same species.
The Braconidae are the second largest family of Hymenoptera, within the superfamily Ichneumonoidea, with approximately 19,439 described species included in 46 recognized subfamilies (Yu et al.
It is important to highlight that several authors have reported the inability of Malaise traps in capturing the Hymenoptera fauna in a certain environment when used as a single method of capture (Noyes 1989; Garcia 2003; Campbell and Hanula 2007, Aguiar and Santos 2010).
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Hymenoptera encompass a vast array of biological life-styles, including two truly remarkable diversifications within the insects: the largest development of eusocial taxa among the animals and the greatest elaboration of parasitic behavior among the insects (Whitfield, 1998).
Ants, bees and stinging wasps all belong to the aculeate (stinging) Hymenoptera clade - the insect group in which social behavior is most extensively developed, senior author and ant specialist Phil Ward, professor of entomology at UC Davis, said.
It is well known that systemic anaphylaxis with bronchospasm, laryngeal edema and hypotension may occur following Hymenoptera sting.
Recognizing which patients with even a breathtakingly dramatic reaction to a hymenoptera sting can be appropriately done by the primary care physician.