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Parasitica (parasitoid wasps)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Infraorder)

CHALCIDOIDEA (chalcid wasps)
EULOPHIDAE (a family of chalcid wasps), eg: Hyssopus olivaceus (a chalcid wasp) - Coleophora case with emergence hole EURYTOMIDAE (a family of chalcid wasps), eg: Sycophila biguttata (a chalcid wasp) - Female - dorsal view MYMARIDAE (a family of fairyflies), eg: Unidentified Mymaridae (Unidentified Mymarida Fairyflies) - Parasitic wasps PTEROMALIDAE (a family of chalcid wasps), eg: Dibrachys microgastri (a chalcid) - Female - dorsal view - wings spread TORYMIDAE (a family of chalcid wasps), eg: Torymus rubi (a chalcid wasp) - Male - dorsal view Unidentified Chalcidoidea (Unidentified Chalcid Wasps), eg: Unidentified Chalcidoidea (Unidentified Chalcid Wasps) - Lateral view
Superfamily 58 subtaxa 73 ident refs
CYNIPOIDEA (cynipoid parasitic wasps)
CYNIPIDAE (gall wasps etc), eg: Diplolepis rosae (Bedeguar Gall Wasp, Robin’S Pin Cushion Gall Wasp) - Female - dorsal view
Superfamily 38 subtaxa 23 ident refs
EVANIOIDEA (evanioid parasitoid wasps)
GASTERUPTIIDAE (a family of parasitoid wasps), eg: Gasteruption assectator (a parasitic wasp) - Female - dorsal view
Superfamily 2 subtaxa 5 ident refs
ICHNEUMONOIDEA (braconid and ichneumon parasitic wasps)
BRACONIDAE (braconid wasps), eg: Meteorus ruficeps (a braconid wasp) - Female - dorsal view ICHNEUMONIDAE (ichneumon wasps), eg: Netelia (Netelia) melanura (an ichneumon wasp) - Female - dorsal view
Superfamily 190 subtaxa 192 ident refs
MYMAROMMATOIDEA (mymarommatoid fairy flies) Superfamily 1 subtaxon  
MYMAROMMATIDAE (mymarommatoid fairyflies) Family   1 ident refs
PLATYGASTROIDEA (a superfamily of parasitic wasps)
Superfamily 4 subtaxa 10 ident refs
PROCTOTRUPOIDEA (proctotrupoid parasitoid wasps) Superfamily 2 subtaxa  
DIAPRIIDAE (a family of diaprioid parasitoid wasps)
Family 1 subtaxon 3 ident refs
HELORIDAE (a family of proctotrupoid parasitoid wasps) Family 1 subtaxon  
Helorus Panzer, 1798 (a genus of parasitoid wasps) Genus   1 ident refs
TRIGONALOIDEA (trigonaloid parasitic wasps) Superfamily 1 subtaxon  
TRIGONALIDAE (a family of small parasitic wasps) Family   1 ident refs

Suggested Literature

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 88 general literature references to Parasitica (parasitoid wasps)

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(living things)
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
(true insects)
(bees, wasps, ants, sawflies and parasitoid wasps, ants, bees and wasps)

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