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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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References in classic literature ?
If you take down your Encyclopaedia Britannica , 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.
Morphology, ultrastructure and possible mechanics of the ovipositor of Venturia canescens (Gravenhorst) (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) is described using scanning and transmission electron microscopy.
Diversity and seasonality of male euglossine bees (Hymenoptera, Apidae) in Central Panama.
Vanhorniidae is a small, uncommonly collected family of Hymenoptera (previously in subfamily Serphidae or Proctotrupidae) comprised of 3 genera and 5 species (Choi & Lee 2012): Heloriserphus castor Masner and Heloriserphus pollux Masner in Chile (Townes & Townes 1981), Sinicivanhormia quizhouensis He and Chu in China (He & Chu 1990), Vanhornia leileri Hedqvist in Sweden and far eastern Russia (Storozhenko et al.
Our objective was to determine the effect of road proximity on the diversity, abundance, and composition of arthropod communities, with a special focus on the functionally and phylogenetically diverse group, Hymenoptera. We found that total arthropod abundance was lowest at the intermediate distance from the road, a pattern driven by high Diptera abundance close to the road and high Collembola abundance far from the road.
New depository for paratypes of the species Metaphycus zdeneki Noyes & Lozada, 2005 (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae)