Cynipidae


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Cynipidae

[sə′nip·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of hymenopteran insects in the superfamily Cynipoidea.
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1905-1950 is being a Supplement to the Dalla Torre and Kieffer monograph, the Cynipidae in Das Tierreich, Leiferung 24, 1910 and bringing the systematic literature of the world up to date, including keys to families and subfamilies and list of new generic, specific and variety names.
Most of the species of Toryminae are ectoparasitic on cecidogenus insects of the families Cecidomyidae and Cynipidae [54,27,15].
The discovery of the genus Callirhytis in Panama represents a new contribution to the knowledge regarding the distribution of the Cynipidae in the Americas.
Como vimos anteriormente, cuatro de las cinco familias de cinipoideos conocidas estan citadas en la region Neotropical (Ibaliidae, Liopteridae, Cynipidae y Figitidae) y todas estan representadas en esta coleccion (Tabla IV).
Hymenoptera Cynipidae Suarez and Blanco 1991 Scelionidae Zeledon 1957a, Valerio 1970, 1984, Rabinovich 1971, Torres et al.
six of these are Cecidomyiidae), followed by Hemiptera, Acari, Hymenoptera (two being Cynipidae, an infrequent group for the Neotropics), Lepidoptera and a single Coleoptera (Curculionidae).
On the biology of the inhabitants of oak galls of Cynipidae (Hymenoptera) in Britain.
Position of anterior end of metapleural sulcus: (a) low, ratio of distance The family Cynipidae, as here construed, is unusual among famifies of parasitic wasps in that all its members are phytophagous.