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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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S, 1996a, A new species of chalcid wasp of the genus Astymachus Howard from Vietnam (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea: Encyrtidae).
Indian chalcid wasps (Hymenoptera) of the genus Dirhinus parasitic on synanthropic and other Diptera.
However, there are some commonalities as well, with flies, thrips, chalcid wasps, coccid bugs (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha), and a few beetles and moths inducing gall formation.