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Subfamily Alysiinae

 
 
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Three new species of Chorebus from Spain (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Alysiinae).
By Docavo, I., J. Tormos, and M. Fischer.
Florida Entomologist, 2002
The Introduction has good background biological information on Alysiinae and tribe Dacnusini in addition to a historical sketch of the study of genus Chorebus.

Biology of Alysiini (Hymenoptera: Alysiinae), parasitoids of cyclorrhaphous Diptera.
By Robert A. Wharton
Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, Texas A & M University System, 1984
Technical Monograph 11:1-39.

Review of the Nearctic Alysiini (Hymenoptera, Braconidae): With Discussion of Generic Relationships Within the Tribe
By Wharton, Robert
University of California Press, 1980
Some pages viewable at Google Books

Phylogeny of the subfamilies of the family Braconidae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonoidea)
By Quicke, D.L.J. and C. van Achterberg
Zoologische Verhandelingen Leiden 258 15.x.1990, 1990
This morphological phylogenetic analysis is interesting to compare with later combined morphological and molecular analyses, and molecular analyses.

PDF URL: http://dare.uva.nl/cgi/arno/show.cgi?fid=148935

Family Braconidae, pp. 144-295. In: Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexico
By Marsh, P.M.
Smithsonian Institution Press, 1979

Molecular phylogenetics of Braconidae (Hym.:Ichneumonoidea) based on multiple nuclear genes, and implications for classification
By Sharonowsky B.J., Ashley P.G., Dowling P.G., Sharkey M.J.
Systematic Entomology 36: 549-572, 2011

Manual of the New World Genera of the Family Braconidae (Hymenoptera)
By Wharton, R.A., P.M. Marsh, M.J. Sharkey (Eds)
International Society of Hymenopterists, 1997
Although some systematics info is dated (Sharonowski et al. (1) is the most recent phylogenetic update of the group as of this writing), contains comprehensive biological and taxonomic information, keys, and information on the biodiversity of the various groups, as well as habitus and wing diagrams, and SEM photographs of various morphological features helpful for identification. Very high quality work.
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Polydnaviruses of Parasitic Wasps: Domestication of Viruses To Act as Gene Delivery Vectors
By Burke, G.R. and M.R. Strand
Insects 2012. (3): 91-119. doi:10.3390/insects3010091, 2012
Comprehensive review of what is known about polydnaviruses.
Online, downloadable

 
 
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