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Development of Hyperparasitoid Wasp Lysibia nana (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) in a Multitrophic Framework

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Chemically Mediated Mate Finding of the Polyphagous Solitary Parasitoid Itoplectis naranyae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae)

A new genus and species of Brachyscleromatinae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) from China, Laxiareola ochracea

Lissonota holcocerica Sheng sp.n (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) parasitizing Holcocerus hippophaecolus (Lepidoptera: Cossidae) from China

The species of Rhimphoctona (Xylophylax) (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Campopleginae) parasitizing woodborers in China

Early Detection of Prospective Mates by Males of the Parasitoid Wasp Pimpla disparis Viereck (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae)

Superparasitism Behavior and Host Discrimination of Campoletis chlorideae (Ichneumonidae: Hymenoptera) Toward Mythimna separata (Noctuidae: Lepidoptera)

 

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; suborder Apocrita, superfamily Ichneumonoidea)

One of the largest insect families, comprising a very diverse and highly successful group, each subfamily or tribe of which is parasitic on a particular group of insects. Many species are important as biological control agents, parasitizing larvae and pupae of endopterygote insects, and others parasitize spiders and the egg sacs of spiders and pseudoscorpions. Ichneumonids are medium to large (3–40 mm long) wasps, yellowish to black, or brightly patterned with black and brown or black and yellow. Most species have a long ovipositor but do not sting, although they may make ‘stinging’ motions if handled.

Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences.


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