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Superfamily Chalcidoidea - Chalcid Wasps


A phylogenetic analysis of the megadiverse Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera)
By Heraty J.M., Burks R.A., Cruaud A., Gibson G.A.P., Liljeblad J., Munro J., Rasplus J.-Y., Delvare G., Janšta P., Gumovsky A....
Cladistics 29: 466–542, 2013
Full list of authors: Heraty J.M., Burks R.A., Cruaud A., Gibson G.A.P., Liljeblad J., Munro J., Rasplus J.-Y., Delvare G., Janšta P., Gumovsky A., Huber J., Woolley J.B., Krogmann L., Heydon S., Polaszek A., Schmidt S., Darling D.C., Gates M.W., Mottern J., Murray E., Molin A.D., Triapitsyn S., Baur H., Pinto J.D., van Noort S., George J., Yoder M.

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A handbook of the families of Nearctic Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera). 2nd Edition
By Grissell E.E., Schauff M. E.
Ent. Soc. Wash. 87pp., 1997
Detailed summary
Most of the information contained in this book is available online here
Species numbers provided are very out-of-date, though.

The families and subfamilies of Canadian Chalcidoid wasps
By Yoshimoto C.M.
The insects and arachnids of Canada, Pt. 12. Ottawa: Agric. Canada. 149 pp., 1984

Annotated Keys to the Genera of Nearctic Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera)
By Gary A. Gibson, James B. Woolley, John T. Huber
Canadian Government Publishing, 1997

Some Species of the New World Genus Paraolinx Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae)
By C.D.F. Miller
The Canadian Entomologist, 1964
Abstract here

The presence of Notanisus Walker (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) in North America and revision of the oulmesiensis species group
By G.A.P. Gibson
Zootaxa 3948(3), 2015

Integrative taxonomy of New World Euplectrus Westwood (Hymenoptera, Eulophidae), with focus on 55 new species from Area de...
By Hansson, C., M.A. Smith, D.H. Janzen, and W. Hallwachs
Zookeys. 2015; (485): 1–236.
Full title: "Integrative taxonomy of New World Euplectrus Westwood (Hymenoptera, Eulophidae), with focus on 55 new species from Area de Conservación Guanacaste, northwestern Costa Rica"

Includes key to all known American species, but mostly focused on the descriptions of new Costa Rican species.

Found online @ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4361813/

Description of a new species of Euderus Haliday from the southeastern United States (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Eulophidae): ...
By Scott P. Egan, Kelly L. Weinersmith, Sean Liu, Ryan D. Ridenbaugh, Y. Miles Zhang, Andrew A. Forbes
ZooKeys 645: 37-49, 2017
Full title: Description of a new species of Euderus Haliday from the southeastern United States (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Eulophidae): the crypt-keeper wasp
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