Mymaridae

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Mymaridae

[mī′mar·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The fairy flies, a family of hymenopteran insects in the superfamily Chalcidoidea.
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The eggs are parasitized by a fairyfly originally thought to be Anagrus delicatus Dozier (Hymenoptera: Mymaridac) (Stiling and Strong 1982, Cronin and Strong 1993), but recently described as A.