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Superfamily Ichneumonoidea - Braconid and Ichneumonid Wasps

 
 
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Dicky Sick Ki Yu (1997-2015) Home of Ichneumonoidea (Taxapad)
[cite:650027]
excellent resource, although the name of the site is a misnomer: actually, it's a set of several separate projects designed to cover eventually all the living organisms.

Genera Ichneumonorum Nearcticae (2014)
[cite:369531]

This comprehensive resource, developed and maintained by Ian Gauld and David Wahl of the American Entomological Institute, aims to provide up-to-date information about the taxonomy and biology of North American Ichneumonidae, with more detailed treatment and keys to the Nearctic genera/species of a number of [mostly minor] subfamilies, incl. Acaenitinae, Brachycyrtinae, Collyriinae, Lycorininae, Ophioninae, Poemeniinae, Rhyssinae, Stilbopinae, and Xoridinae.

Review of North American species of the genus Lymeon Foerster, 1869 (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Cryptinae)
By Kasparyan, D. R., & Ruíz, C. E
Zoosystematica Rossica, 13(1), 53-79, 2005

Includes our 4 species along with 29 additional neotropical species.

Hosted on the Zoological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences website:

The Ecology of Commanster: Therion circumflexum (Linnaeus 1758) (Family Ichneumonidae)
Web archive of observational data of Therion circumflexum in Commanster, Luxembourg. Some caution may be warranted regarding applying data to our area due to differences in climate.

Naturedocumentaries.org: Giant Ichneumon (Megarhyssa macrurus) Ovipositing
A really nice description of how Megarhysssa oviposition works. With video.

A taxonomic review of the genus Spathius Nees (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in North America and comments on the biological control
Marsh, Paul M. and John S. Strazanac. “A taxonomic review of the genus Spathius Nees (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in North America and comments on the biological control of the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae).” Journal of Hymenoptera Research 18 (2009): 80-112.

Abstract.—A review of the braconid genus Spathius in North America and comments on several
species in the biological control of the Emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Fair., are presented.
Separate keys to females and males, descriptions, distributions, and biologies are given for the 19
species occurring in North America. One new species, Spathius leiopleuron Marsh and Strazanac,

Key to Giant Ichneumonid Wasps (Megarhyssa) of USA/Canada
By Zachary Dankowicz & Juan Cepeda Espinosa

Biology, early stages and description of a new species of Adelognathus Holmgren (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae: Adelognathinae)
Detailed biology and life history of a British species of Adelognathinae

 
 
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