chalcid wasp


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Related to chalcid wasp: Chalcidoidea
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Synonyms for chalcid wasp

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

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S, 1996a, A new species of chalcid wasp of the genus Astymachus Howard from Vietnam (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea: Encyrtidae).
Some of the thousands of different species of these wasps, one to two millimeters in length, found around orchards include: Braconid wasps (family Braconidae); Ichneumonid wasps (family Ichneumonidae); Chalcidoid wasps (family Chalcidoidea); Chalcid wasps (family Chalcididae); Eulophid wasps (family Eulophidae); Trichogramma wasps (family Trichogrammatidae); Mymarid wasps (family Mymaridae).
Indian chalcid wasps (Hymenoptera) of the genus Dirhinus parasitic on synanthropic and other Diptera.