Chalcididae


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Related to Chalcididae: Cynipidae, Chalcidoidea

Chalcididae

[kal′sid·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The chalcids, a family of hymenopteran insects in the superfamily Chalcidoidea.
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In reforestation were collected 65 specimens of four genera of Braconidae, six specimens of three genera of Ichneumonidae and seven specimens of three genera of Chalcididae (Table 2).
In the agrosilvopastoral system 189 specimens of Braconidae were collected of eight genera, nine specimens of Ichneumonidae of one genus, 50 specimens of Eulophidae of three genera and 19 specimens of Chalcididae of two genera (Table 2).
As parasitoids for pupae, Ichneumonidae, Eulophidae and Chalcididae families were registered.
There was an association of seven families (Braconidae, Chalcididae, Figitidae, Mymaridae, Sceliondae, Torymidae and Trichogrammatidae) on the border of the reserve, while two families (Aphelinidae and Ceraphronidae) were associated with the interior (Table 2), since the richness and abundance of Hymenoptera were similar on the border and in the interior.
The parasitoids from the families Bombyliidae (Diptera) and Chalcididae (Hymenoptera), were identified by Carlos Jose Einicker Lamas (Museu de Zoologia, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo-SP, Brazil), and Marcelo Teixeira Tavares (Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo, Vit6ria-ES, Brazil), respectively.
The species of Chalcididae (Hymenoptera) parasitoids of Parides ascanius (Cramer), an endangered Papilionidae (Lepidoptera) from restingas of southeastern Brazil.
Order Family Coleoptera Cantharidae Coccinellidae Lycidae Diptera Syrphidae Hemiptera Pentatomidae Reduviidae Hymenoptera Apidae Braconidae Chalcididae Formicidae Ichneumonidae Proctotrupidae Stephanidae Vespidae Neuroptera Chrysopidae Mantodea Mantidae Order Genus (species) #Plants (a) Coleoptera Chauliognathus 25 Azya orbigera Mulsant, Cycloneda san- 40 guinea L.
Agaontidae, Torymidae, Leucospididae, Chalcididae, Eurytomidae, Perilampidae, Eucharidae, Cleonymidae, Miscogasteridae, Pteromalidae, Eupelmidae and Encyrtidae.
Diptera: Tabanidae weemsi Fairchild, 1975 Epeolus weemsi Mitchell, 1962 Hymenoptera: Apidae Lasioglossum Hymenoptera: Halictidae weemsi (Mitchell, 1960) Opius weemsi Fischer, 1964 Hymenoptera: Braconidae Chromocryptus weemsi Porter 1995 Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae Trachysphyrus weemsi Porter 1974 Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae Bocchus weemsi Olmi 1992 Hymenoptera: Dryinidae Pterocormus weemsi Heinrich 1972 Hymenoptera: Dryinidae Brachymeria weemsi Burks 1960 Hymenoptera: Chalcididae Eratoneura weemsi Hepner, 1967 Homoptera: Cicadellidae Parthenicus weemsi Henry, 1982 Hemiptera: Miridae Arvechambus weemsi Causey, 1963 Diplopoda: Parajulidae TABLE 2.
Parasitoid wasps known to attack adult ants or their brood belong to 8 families: Diapriidae (Diaprioidea); Chalcididae, Eucharitidae, Eulophidae, Eurytomidae and Peril ampidae (Chalcidoidea); Braconidae and Ichneumonidae (Ichneumonoidea) (Wilson 1971; Kistner 1982; Holldobler & Wilson 1990; Schmid-Hempel 1998; Lachaud & Perez-Lachaud 2012).
Especies de Chalcididae (Hymenoptera, Insecta) do Estado do Espirito Santo, Brasil.