Diapriidae


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Diapriidae

[‚dī·ə′prī·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of hymenopteran insects in the superfamily Proctotrupoidea.
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Wood (1982) reported among the Hymenoptera containing parasitoids of scolytines the families Braconidae, Bethylidae, Chalcididae, Diapriidae, Encyrtidae, Eulophidae, Eupelmidae, Eurytomidae, Gasteruptiidae, Ichneumonidae, Mymaridae, Podagrionidae, Proctotrupidae, Pteromalidae, and Torymidae.
New species of the Mongolian proctotrupoid fauna (Hymenoptera: Proctotrupoidea, Ceraphronidae, Diapriidae and Platygasteridae).
An unidentified wasp species in the family Diapriidae represented the most consistently collected species occurring on 21.
The presence of some families such as Torymidae, Diapriidae and Sapygidae at only the Kiuic collection site may be due to the relatively specific requirements of these families for survival.
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).
Two species of Braconidae, 1 species of Figitidae and 1 species of Diapriidae are reported.