order Hymenoptera

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Noun1.order Hymenoptera - an order of insects including: beesorder Hymenoptera - 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 ...
The order Hymenoptera is one of the most diverse in nature (Hanson and Gauld, 2006), comprising on average 115 thousand known species and 300 thousand to three million species still undescribed in the Neotropical region.
We focus particularly on the Order Hymenoptera (wasps, ants, bees, and their relatives) because of their abundance in the region, as well as their high functional and phylogenetic diversity.
A number of insects have evolved to imitate species belonging to the scientific order Hymenoptera, which includes bees, wasps, hornets and ants.
As mentioned earlier, order Hymenoptera was the most common arthropod order in both sites.
Wild bees (order Hymenoptera: Apoidea) represent the most important group of pollinator insects because they play a key role in agriculture, pollinating almost all crop varieties.
The method that had been implemented in this study were collecting samples, identifications of insects into order Hymenoptera, sorting insects based on their families and calculating population densities based on their families.
Hill (1985) found chicks preferentially consumed sawfly (Order Hymenoptera) and Lepidoptera larvae, adult and larval carabid beetles, rove beetle larvae, and elaterid beetles (all Order Coleoptera) in the United Kingdom.
The order Hymenoptera was the most abundant throughout the study period (4,789 individuals), followed by Coleoptera (2,914), Diptera (1,985) and Collembola (1,716).
Insects of the order hymenoptera, members of the genus solenopsis namely Sinvicta, S.
Physical examination demonstrated 3 dead wasps of the order Hymenoptera and numerous stingers in the integument of the forehead, nape, cranial cervical integument, chin, cheek, intermandibular integument, bulbar conjunctiva, palpebra, rhamphotheca, and cere.