Argidae


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Argidae

[′är·jə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A small family of hymenopteran insects in the superfamily Tenthredinoidea.
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The family Argidae includes a number of destructive, multivoltine species.
Bilateral asymmetry in larvae of some Argidae (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinoidea), Antenna 34: 58-63.
Hitherto, 23 species of Argidae (Tenthredinoidea) have been the only indigenous Symphyta known from this area: nine species of Triarge Forsius, 1931 (Koch 2006, 2010) and 14 species ofArge Schrank, 1802 (Pasteels 1953, 1955, 1963; Koch & Goergen 2010).
The sawflies of Namibia (Hymenoptera: Symphyta: Argidae, Tenthredinidae).
The Argidae (Hymenoptera) is a large family of sawflies containing nearly 800 species worldwide, mostly in tropical regions.
belongs to the family Argidae, while the other species are tenthredinids.
High levels of genetic variability in three male-haploid species (Hymenoptera: Argidae, Tenthredinidae).