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Synonyms for chalcid

any of various tiny insects whose larvae are parasites on eggs and larvae of other insects

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The rose seed chalcid Megastigmus aculeatus Swederus (Hymenoptera: Torymidae) on Island tussock Country.
The genera of the Chalcid parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) of citrus leafminer Phyllocnistis citrella Stainton (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae).
The umbels were placed in one liter hard-paper containers with lids (ice cream containers) and put in a growth chamber with ventilation at 24 [degrees] C for 6 wk to promote chalcid (Bruchophagus platypterus Walker) emergence.
Assemblages of herbivorous chalcid wasps and their parasitoids associated with grasses - problem of species and specificity Pages 313-329 in M.
The solution: A tiny chalcid wasp called Encarsia formosa which lays a single egg in each scale.
The illustrated key is also the basis for a new interactive expert system called Chalcid Corner.
Along with the much smaller chalcid, braconid, and smaller ichneumon wasp species, they lay their parasitic eggs on all kinds of caterpillars.
The number of field-collected larvae prior to spraying parasitized by chalcid and tachinid parasitoids (natural parasitism) that emerged from pupae was recorded in the laboratory after rearing.
Now widespread Chalcid wasp in E & S Africa Sirex noctilio Sirex wood Pinus spp.
Stuckenberg; running over lichenous boulders with the chalcid Holceupelmus [hand-written]; The chalcid was Holceupelmus sp.
Electroantennogram response of alfalfa seed chalcid, Bruchophagus roddi (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae) to host- and nonhost-plant volatiles.