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Chalcididae

Definition of the noun chalcididae

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noun - plural: -

  1. an arthropod family including: chalcidflies

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Google previewThe Correspondence of Charles Darwin: (2015)

by Charles Darwin

Chalcididae is a family of wasps that are parasitoids of larvae of other insects. John Obadiah Westwood; see Westwood 1839–40 2: 162. An obtect pupa, which is generally found in Lepidoptera (the family of butterflies and moths), is one in which the wings and legs are fixed to the body and the abdomen is relatively immovable; the pupa is often in an opaque, hard case. Most Hymenoptera (the family of ants, bees, and wasps) have exarate pupae, in which the wings and legs are free ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

Included Families: Agaonidae, Aphelinidae, Chalcididae, Elasmidae, Encyrtidae, Eucharitidae, Eulophidae, Eupelmidae, Eurytomidae, Leucospidae, Mymaridae, Mymarommatidae, Ormyridae, Perilampidae, Pteromalidae, Signiphoridae, Tanaostigmatidae, Tetracampidae, Torymidae, Trichogrammatidae. See Hymenoptera. Cf. Ceraphronoidea, Cynipoidea, Ephialtitoidea, Evanioidea, Ichneumonoidea, ProctotrupoiCHALAZA Noun. (Greek, chalaza = hail; hailstone. PL, Chalazae.) 1.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Chalcididae. A family of wasps (order Hymenoptera). >• Wasps, Ants, Bees and Sawflies. Chalkbrood. A fungus disease of honey bee larvae caused by Ascosphaera apis. The disease causes the larvae to become mummified, and usually to take on chalky white appearance, but sometimes gray or black. Early in the infection process the larvae are covered with a fluffy white growth of mycelia, but later they shrink and acquire the chalky appearance. Though not usually considered ...

Google previewThe New American Encyclopaedia (1859)

A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge

All such galls on plants of any value should be cut off and burned; many of these gall insects are destroyed in the grub state by parasitic hymenoptera of the family chalcididae.—There are several dipterous insects which produce unnatural enlargements of the stems of plants, especially in the genus cecidomyia, or gall gnats. The willow gall fly (C. salicis, Fitch) is about ; of an inch long, of a deep black color above, paler and downy beneath ; its galls are found on the ends of the slender ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

Bumblebees Braconidae Braconid wasps Cephidae Stem sawflies Ceratinidae Small carpenter bees Chalcididae Chalcid wasps Chrysididae Cuckoo wasps Colletidae (also called Hylaeidae) Bifid- tongued bees or plaster bees Cynipidae Gall wasps Dryinidae Dryinid wasps Eumenidae Mud ...

Google previewFoods and Food Production Encyclopedia (2012)

by Douglas M. Considine

Braconidae Braconid wasps Cephidae Stem sawflies Ceratinidae Small carpenter bees Chalcididae Chalcid wasps Chrysididae Cuckoo wasps Bifid- tongued bees or plasterer bees Colletidae (also called Hylaeidae) Cynipidae Gall wasps Dryinidae Dryinid wasps Eumenidae Mud or potter wasps Evaniidae Ensign wasps Formicidae Ants Ichneumonidae Ichneumon wasps Megachilidae Mutillidae Nomadidae Pompilidae (also called Psammocharidae) Proctotrupidae (also called.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Insects (2009)

by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé

Brachymeria intermedia (Chalcididae) Coccygomimus instigator (Ichneumonidae ) Anastatus disparis (Eupelmidae) Cotesia melanoscelus (Braconidae) Glyptapanteles porthetriae (Braconidae) Hyposoter tricoloripes (Ichneumonidae) Phobocampe disparis (Ichneumonidae) Compsilura concinnata (Tachinidae) Parasetigena silvestris (Tachinidae) Aphantorhaphopsis samarensis (Tachinidae ) Adult Egg Larva Larva Larva Pupa Blepharipa pratensis Glyptapanteles liparidis ...

Google previewThe Universal English Dictionary (1869)

Comprising the Etymology, Definition, and Pronunciation of All Known Words in the Language, as Well as Technical Terms Used in Art, Science, Literature, Commerce, and Law by John Craig, P. Austin Nuttall

A genus of Hymenopterous insects: Family, Chalcididae. PTERoMYs, ter'o-mis, s. (pteron, a wing, and mys, a rat, Gr.) The Flying-squirrels, a genus of Rodents, which have the skin dilated on the side of the body, and extending from the anterior to the posterior extremities, ...

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Chalcididae

Chalcididae, most probably Haltichella rufipes

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