Synonyms for megaspilidae or Related words with megaspilidae
Examples of "megaspilidae"
The largest genus within
is Dendrocerus. The second largest genus is Conostigmus.
The family is distinguished from the closely related
by having a very small stigma in the wing, a very broad metasomal petiole, and a single median groove in the mesoscutum.
Conostigmus is a genus of parasiotoid wasps belonging to the superfamily Ceraphronoidea. It is the second-largest genus within the family
(Johnson & Musetti 2004). The genus has a worldwide distribution with over 170 extant species.
Though it is the second largest genus within
, little is known about its life history. A few species are known to be ectoparasitoids, though it is likely that the genus also contains endoparasitoids as well, since the sister genus Dendrocerus contains both life strategies. It is likely that Conostigmus contains hyperparasitoids as well.
are a small hymenopteran family with 12 genera in two subfamilies, and some 450 known species, with a great many species still undescribed. It is a poorly known group as a whole, though most are believed to be parasitoids (especially of sternorrhynchan Hemiptera), and a few hyperparasitoids. Many are found in the soil, and of these, a number are wingless.
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