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Superfamily Chrysidoidea - Cuckoo Wasps and Allies

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A new Chrysura from Plummers Island, Maryland (Hymenoptera, Chrysididae)
By Krombein KV
Entomological News 74:149-152, 1963
The original description of Chrysura kyrae
available at

Review of Goniozus Förster, 1856 (Hymenoptera: Bethylidae) of Korea, with descriptions of two new species
By Lim J., Lee S.
Zootaxa 3414: 43–57, 2012

A new species of the genus Gonatopus Ljungh from the USA (Hymenoptera, Dryinidae)
By Adalgisa Guglielmino, Massimo Olmi, Alessandro Marletta, Stefano Speranza
ZooKeys 747: 63-69, 2018
Full text (PDF)

Phylogeny and reclassification of Pristocera Klug (Hymenoptera: Bethylidae)
By Zamprogno L.N., Azevedo C.O.
Insect Systematics & Evolution 45: 1– 49, 2014

A Revision of the Genus Holepyris in the Americas (Hymenoptera: Bethylidae)
By Evans HE
Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 103(3): 531-579, 1977
available at JSTOR

Phylogeny and taxonomy of Sclerodermini (Hymenoptera, Bethylidae, Epyrinae)
By Lanes G.O., Azevedo C.O.
Insect Syst. Evol. 39: 55–86, 2008

The Genera of Bethylinae (Hymenoptera: Bethylidae)
By Polaszek A and Krombein KV
Journal of Hymenoptera Research 3: 91-105, 1994
PDF available here and here

Discovery of a new Nearctic species of Bocchus (Hymenoptera: Dryinidae)
By Guglielmino A, Olmi M, Capradossi L, Speranza S
Zootaxa 4763 (3): 435-438, 2020

The key is freely available at (scroll down)

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