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Genus Spathius

 
 
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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,

Marsh, Paul M. Braconidae catalog (digitized 2009) — in Krombein et al. (1979) Catalog of Hymenoptera in America North of Mexi
Part of the Database of Hymenoptera in America north of Mexico, digitized from "The Red Book"(1). There are occasionally typos due to text recognition and authority mismatch errors due to these digitization typos, failure to recognize subspecies, or failure to recognize a species being mentioned within the body of an entry. It is useful as an easily-searchable document but does need to be double-checked for spelling.

A scan of the original print book is also available through the [url=https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/4144148#page/163/mode/1up]Biodiversity Heritage L

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.

Wharton R.A., Yoder M.J. Parasitoids of fruit-infesting Tephritidae
[cite:749348]

Ribes-Escolà A. (2007-2014) Himenòpters de Ponent
[cite:745081]
a wonderful resource cited on many BG pages over the years (somehow never made it into the ref section, though)

Start here

Solitary Wasp Videos
Quicktime video clips of several solitary wasps. (Link corrected 27 July 2008 as per Dick's comment.)

Kroupa A.S. (2020) The Hymenoptera of Central America eXtended. Version 2.0
[cite:2017698]

 
 
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