Proctotrupoidea


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Proctotrupoidea

[‚präk·tə·trə′pȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A superfamily of parasitic Hymenoptera in the suborder Apocrita.
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Ceraphronoidea, Platygastroidea and Proctotrupoidea from Brazil (Hymenoptera).
A comparison of some Nearctic and Palaearctic genera of Proctotrupoidea (Hymenoptera), with revisional notes.
The Nearctic species of Acerotella Masner (Hymenoptera, Proctotrupoidea, Platygastridae).
Minute (<1 mm long) Hymenoptera (Cynipoidea, Proctotrupoidea, Ceraphoronoidea, and Chalcidoidea [except Chalcididae]) and nematocerous Diptera were not counted, because they were unlikely to be eaten by birds due to their size.
Taxonomic review of Amitus (Hymenoptera: Proctotrupoidea, Platygastridae) of the western hemisphere.
Etymology: Named in honour of the expert on Proctotrupoidea, who has collected a large number of Hymenoptera in South Africa, Viktor Kolyada (Paleontological Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia).