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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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Chalcids from Madeira, Canary Islands and Azores (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea).
Chalcid wasps (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) associated with fruit of Ficus microcarpa in Hawai'i.
Distribution of the rose seed chalcid Megastigmus aculeatus var.
The rose seed chalcid Megastigmus aculeatus Swederus (Hymenoptera: Torymidae) on Island tussock Country.
The illustrated key is also the basis for a new interactive expert system called Chalcid Corner.
Chalcid Corner should fill that need because it is geared to nonexpert audiences--like farmers, home gardeners, and others not knowledgeable about insect taxonomy.
Available electronically on the Internet by the end of 1995, the updated version of Chalcid Corner will have a voice component that warns users to "be careful," if they are making an error in their search.