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Online illustrated key to the families of Nearctic chalcidoids, with some accompanying text.

From the web site:
"All text and drawings are taken from the original, priceless and out of print key:

Grissell, E. E., and M. E. Schauff. 1990. A handbook of the families of Nearctic Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera).
Entomological Society of Washington (Washington, D.C.) Handbook 1:1-85.

Addional images for the key have been added by Dr Michael Gates at the USDA-ARS Systematic Entomology Laboratory (mgates@sel.barc.usda.gov). Website created by Katja Seltmann (seltmann@scs.fsu.edu) with gracious help from the morphbank crew. Key hosted by the Hymenotpera Assembling the Tree of Life Project".
http://www.codex.begoniasociety.org/chalcidkey/index.php

link changed
The link above now leads to a Google Docs copy of Katja C. Seltmann's CV which happens to cite this handbook.
This link leads to the actual handbook: http://mx.speciesfile.org/projects/77/public/site/chalcidkey/home

entry for the 1997 ed.:
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