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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4 Cimbicidae 1 Argidae 1 Ichneumonidae 1 2 Braconidae 14 13 Eulophidae 5 8 Encyrtidae 4 3 Eupelmidae 2 Chalcididae 1 2 Torymidae 116 64 Agaonidae 81 52 Pteromalidae 34 14 Eurytomidae 9 7 Perilampidae 3 7 Figitidae 1 Cynipidae 2 3 Ceraphronidae 3 Proctotrupidae 1 Platygasteridae 1 1 Bethylidae Sierolomorphidae Formicidae 12 67 Sphecidae 1 2 Apidae 4 Andrenidae 1 Megachilidae 2 Halictidae 1 Diptera 27.
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).