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Cynipidae


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Gall Structure Affects Ecological Associations of Dryocosmus kuriphilus (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae)

Response of a Gall-Forming Guild (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) to Stressed and Vigorous Prairie Roses

Patterns of Host Plant Growth and Attack and Establishment of Gall-Inducing Wasp (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae)

Biology of Callirhytis cornigera (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) and the Arthropod Community Inhabiting Its Galls

Spatial Distribution and Parasitism of Leaf Galls Induced by Callirhytis cornigera (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) on Pin Oak

Discovery of Cynipidae (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea) From the Indochina Region, With Description of Three New Species

Discovery of a New Plagiotrochus Species (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) Inducing Galls on the Evergreen Oak in Japan

Life History, Natural Enemies, and Management of Disholcaspis quercusvirens (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) on Live Oak Trees

Potential Fecundity of a Highly Invasive Gall Maker, Dryocosmus kuriphilus (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae)

Taxonomy and Biology of Andricus miriami (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini)—A Remarkable Bud-Galling Cynipid from the Middle East

Parasitoids, Hyperparasitoids, and Inquilines Associated With the Sexual and Asexual Generations of the Gall Former, Belonocnema treatae (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae)

Budburst Phenology, Plant Vigor, and Host Genotype Effects on the Leaf-Galling Generation of Callirhytis cornigera (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) on Pin Oak

Systemic Protection of Papaver somniferum L. Against Iraella luteipes (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) by an Endophytic Strain of Beauveria bassiana (Ascomycota: Hypocreales)

Cynipidae (Hymenoptera: Cynipoidea) on Cyclobalanopsis (Fagaceae) in Mainland China, with the First Record of Sexual Generation of Cynipini in Winter

OAK GALL WASP (CYNIPIDAE) AND HOMOPTERAN CONTROL WITH IMIDACLOPRID SOIL DRENCH AND FOLIAR SPRAY, 2003—2004

First Description of Asexual Generation and Taxonomic Revision of the Gall Wasp Genus Latuspina (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae: Cynipini)

Impact of the Asian Chestnut Gall Wasp, Dryocosmus kuriphilus (Hymenoptera, Cynipidae), on the Chestnut Component of Honey in the Southern Swiss Alps

 

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(suborder Apocrita, superfamily Cynipoidea)

Family of insects: it is divided into several subfamilies, but the great majority of its members belong to the subfamily Cynipinae (gall wasps). Gall wasps cause galls on a variety of plants, particularly Quercus (oak). Each species forms a characteristic gall on its host plant, the larva or larvae developing inside. Galls may be unilocular or multilocular. The life cycle is often complex and heterogynous. In the past, adults produced from the two different generations of the same species were described as different species owing to the apparent lack of similarity. Other members of the Cynipidae are dipteran parasites, hyperparasites of aphidiine Braconidae, and inquilines in the galls of other gall wasps. Adults are usually shiny, black to brown, with straight antennae, and a laterally compressed abdomen. They are 2–8 mm long.

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