Torymidae


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Torymidae

[tȯ′rim·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of hymenopteran insects in the superfamily Chalcidoidea.
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Torymidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) associated with bees (Apoidea), with a list of Chalcidoid bee parasitoids.
Malaise traps yielded all the families reported in this study, while Moericke traps were more selective, and did not capture individuals of Aphelinidae, Bethylidae, Eucharitidae, Eurytomidae, Evaniidae, Gasteruptiidae, Megaspilidae, Signiphoridae, Trichogrammatidae, and Torymidae.
Eleven additional Hymenoptera families were collected feeding on EFNs of Banisteriopsis: Apidae, Bethylidae, Braconidae, Crabronidae, Eucharitidae, Eurytomidae, Evaniidae, Ichneumonidae, Pompilidae, Pteromalidae and Torymidae.
These belong to five families: Torymidae, Eurytomidae, Pteromalidae, Eupelmidae and Ichneumonidae.
Members of the family Torymidae feed upon gall insects, mantid eggs and certain seeds, while the family Diapriidae are reliant upon certain groups of Dipterans, especially those that feed upon fungi.
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.
2a, b) and nine specimens belonging to unidentified species of Torymidae (Chalcidoidea) were found within some galls (Fig.
Hymenopterans, such as the cuckoo bees in the genus Coelioxys Latreille and small parasitoid wasps of the families Eulophidae, Eurytomidae and Torymidae (Chalcidoidea), have been frequently recorded parasitizing brood provisions of Euglossa (Ramirez et al.
Estas avispas pertenecen a las familias Agaonidae, Eurytomidae, Orymidae, Pteromalidae y Torymidae y se les conoce como avispas no polinizadoras de los Ficus (Boucek 1993).
Eight families (Aphelinidae, Braconidae, Ceraphronidae, Chalcididae, Mymaridae, Scelionidae, Torymidae and Trichogrammatidae) were associated with the understory, while only one (Figitidae) was associated with the canopy (Table 2).