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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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).
Parasitoids of the family Chalcididae collected in pastures and forests using yellow traps, in Itumbiara, Goias, Brasil.