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Trapping Techniques for Siricids and Their Parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Siricidae and Ibaliidae) in the Southeastern United States

Adaptations for Symbiont-Mediated External Digestion in Sirex noctilio (Hymenoptera: Siricidae)

Community Composition and Phenology of Native Siricidae (Hymenoptera) Attracted to Semiochemicals in Minnesota

Natural Enemies Associated With Sirex noctilio (Hymenoptera: Siricidae) and S. nigricornis in Ontario, Canada

Nonlethal Effects of Nematode Infection on Sirex noctilio and Sirex nigricornis (Hymenoptera: Siricidae)

Within-Tree Distributions of the Sirex noctilio Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Siricidae) - Parasitoid Complex and Development of an Optimal Sampling Scheme

The Ecology, Behavior, and Biological Control Potential of Hymenopteran Parasitoids of Woodwasps (Hymenoptera: Siricidae) in North America

Detection and Identification of Amylostereum areolatum (Russulales: Amylostereaceae) in the Mycangia of Sirex nigricornis (Hymenoptera: Siricidae) in Central Louisiana

Effects of Forest Type and Management on Native Wood Wasp Abundance (Hymenoptera: Siricidae) in Mississippi, United States

Type of Intercept Trap Not Important for Capturing Female Sirex noctilio and S. nigricornis (Hymenoptera: Siricidae) in North America

Noctilisin, a Venom Glycopeptide of Sirex noctilio (Hymenoptera: Siricidae), Causes Needle Wilt and Defense Gene Responses in Pines

Identification of Sirex noctilio (Hymenoptera: Siricidae) Using a Species-Specific Cytochrome C Oxidase Subunit I PCR Assay

Detection and Identification of the Invasive Sirex noctilio (Hymenoptera: Siricidae) Fungal Symbiont, Amylostereum areolatum (Russulales: Amylostereacea), in China and the Stimulating Effect of Insect Venom on Laccase Production by A. areolatum YQL03

 

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; suborder Symphyta, superfamily Siricoidea)

Family of Hymenoptera which have very large ovipositors used in wood boring. Most are 25–35 mm long, but some may be up to 50 mm. Adults are usually black or brownish, and sometimes metallic or with dark wings. The abdomen has an apical, large, dorsal spine, the ovipositor of the female being positioned below the spine. Eggs are laid under the surface, the larvae penetrating deeply into the host tree (particularly in coniferous species). The larvae have a long developmental period, sometimes emerging as adults after the timber has been used for building or furniture construction. Some species can cause serious economic damage.

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