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APOCRITA (bees, wasps, ants and parasitoids)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Suborder)

Aculeata (aculeates: bees, wasps and ants)
APOIDEA (solitary and hive bees), eg: Andrena (Melandrena) nitida (Grey-patched Mining Bee) - Female - dorsal view - wings apart CHRYSIDOIDEA (a superfamily of solitary wasps), eg: Chrysis angustula (a rubytail wasp) - Female - dorsal view FORMICOIDEA (ants), eg: Formica rufa (Red Wood Ant) - Male - dorsal view POMPILOIDEA (spider-hunting wasps), eg: Priocnemis (Priocnemis) agilis (a spider-hunting wasp) - Female - dorsal view - wings spread SPHECOIDEA (a superfamily of solitary wasps), eg: Crabro cribrarius (Slender Bodied Digger Wasp) - Male - dorsal view - wings spread VESPOIDEA (wasps), eg: Dolichovespula (Dolichovespula) media (European Wasp) - Male - dorsal view Unidentified Aculeata (Unidentified Aculeates: Bees, Wasps and Ants), eg: Unidentified Aculeata (Unidentified Aculeates: Bees, Wasps and Ants) - Dorsal view
Infraorder 152 subtaxa 188 ident refs
CERAPHRONOIDEA (a superfamily of hymenopterans) Superfamily 2 subtaxa  
CERAPHRONIDAE (a family of hymenopterans) Family   1 ident refs
MEGASPILIDAE (a family of hymenopterans) Family 1 subtaxon  
Dendrocerus aphidum (Rondani, 1877) (a hymenopteran) Species   1 ident refs
Parasitica (parasitoid wasps)
CHALCIDOIDEA (chalcid wasps), eg: Dibrachys microgastri (a chalcid) - Female - dorsal view - wings spread CYNIPOIDEA (cynipoid parasitic wasps), eg: Diplolepis rosae (Bedeguar Gall Wasp, Robin’S Pin Cushion Gall Wasp) - Female - dorsal view EVANIOIDEA (evanioid parasitoid wasps), eg: Gasteruption assectator (a parasitic wasp) - Female - dorsal view ICHNEUMONOIDEA (braconid and ichneumon parasitic wasps), eg: (Meteorus abdominator/longipilosus) (a pair of currently-indistinguishable braconid wasps) - Female - dorsal view
Infraorder 307 subtaxa 316 ident refs

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 186 general literature references to APOCRITA (bees, wasps, ants and parasitoids)

APOCRITA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
HYMENOPTERA
(ants, bees and wasps, sawflies and parasitoid wasps)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 2085 feeding and other relationships of APOCRITA (bees, wasps, ants and parasitoids)

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