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Family Pelecinidae - Pelecinid Wasps

 
 
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Catalog of World Proctotrupoidea Excluding Platygastridae (Hymenoptera)
By Johnson NF
Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 51: 1-825, 1992

Three New Southeastern Parasitic Hymenoptera
By Carl F. W. Muesebeck
The Florida Entomologist, 50(1): 57-61, 1967
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Includes descriptions for 2 Diapriidae (Trichopria myoleptae & T. dentata) and 1 Braconidae (Macrocentrus dioryctriae, now accepted as Hymenochaonia dioryctriae).

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

The Wasps
By Howard Ensign Evans, Mary Jane West Eberhard
University of Michigan Press, 1970
A readable reference on wasp biology. Out of print, sometimes can be found used.

Parasitic Wasps
By Donald L. J. Quicke
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997

Solitary Wasps: Behavior and Natural History (Cornell Series in Arthropod Biology)
By Kevin M. O'Neill
Comstock Publishing, 2000
Contains information concerning the behavior of a variety of solitary wasps (e.g. sphecid, pompilid, and vespid wasps). This is not, however, an identification guide and this book does not treat what are considered parasitic wasps (e.g. chalcid and ichneumon wasps). Includes a number of summarizing tables as well as case studies of particular species.

The Wasps and Bees of the Bimini Island Group, Bahamas, British West Indies (Hymenoptera: Aculeata)
By Karl V. Krombein
American Museum Novitates, no. 1633: 1-29, 1953

 
 
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