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Parasitism of Two Spodoptera spp. by Microplitis prodeniae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)

Genetic Differentiation of Two Host–Foodplant Complex Sources of Cotesia congregata (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)

From Meteors to Death Stars: Variations on a Silk Thread (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Meteorinae)

The genus Polystenus(Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Doryctinae)in China, with descriptions of two new species

Interactions Between the Parasitoid Meteorus gyrator (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and a Granulovirus in Lacanobia oleracea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

Aphidius ervi (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) Increases Its Adult Size by Disrupting Host Wing Development

Biology of Macrocentrus iridescens (Hymenoptera: Braconidae): A Parasitoid of the Obliquebanded Leafroller (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)

Temporal Synchrony Between Macrocentrus cingulum (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) with Its Preferred Host, Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)

Interpopulation Variation in a Larval Parasitoid of Bruchids, Stenocorse bruchivora (Hymenoptera: Braconidae): Host Plant Effects

Response of the Fruit Fly Parasitoid Diachasmimorpha longicaudata (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) to Mango Fruit Volatiles

Temperature and Food Source Effects on Adult Longevity of Apanteles galleriae Wilkinson (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)

Refuge Releases of Cotesia flavipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) into the Louisiana Sugarcane Ecosystem


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(suborder Apocrita, superfamily Ichneumonoidea)

Family of insects which are distinguished from the Ichneumonidae on the basis of their wing venation. Braconids are small (2–15 mm long) parasitic wasps, mostly brownish or black. Eggs are laid in or upon the body of the host insect, which is consumed before the parasite pupates (pupation sometimes occurring outside the host body in a silken cocoon). Braconids parasitize the larvae of Lepidoptera, Symphyta, Coleoptera, Diptera, etc., and some are important as biological-control agents.

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