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Species Brachymeria podagrica

 
 
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A revision of the genus Brachymeria (Westwood) in America north of Mexico (Hymenoptera: Chalcididae)
By B. D. Burks
Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 86(3): 225-273, 1960

The Cecropia Chalcis Fly
By Charles V. Riley
The American Entomologist, 2(4): 101-102, 1870
Available online here.

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Species numbers provided are very out-of-date, though.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

Flowering Plant Hosts of Adult Hymenopteran Parasitoids of Central Illinois
By Tooker, J.F. and L.M. Hanks
Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 2000
A large comprehensive study involving 151 parasitoid species over several parasitoid families and records covering over 33 years of observation and over 15,000 insect visitors. Provides persuasive data that Apiaceae (the carrot family) is the plant family by far most widely used by parasitoid wasp adults for feeding.

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The genus Mymaromella (Hymenoptera: Mymarommatidae) in North America, with a key to described extant species
By J.T. Huber, G.A.P. Gibson, L.S. Bauer, H. Liu, M. Gates
Journal of Hymenoptera Research 17(2): 175-194, 2008

 
 
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