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The Hymenoptera of Costa Rica

Flora / FaunaIdentification Key

Edited By: Paul Hanson and Ian Gauld

864 pages, 29 b/w photos, 117 line illus

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #28746 | ISBN: 0198549059
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Covers the classification, biology, morphology, and economic importance of this group of insects, with illustrated keys to families and subfamilies. Includes an extensive bibliography of key identification works. Invaluable for researchers into Central American, Mexican and Southern United States entomology.


1. Introduction; 2. The biology of Hymenoptera; 3. Economic importance of Hymenoptera; 4. The structure of Hymenoptera; 5. The evolution, classification and identification of the Hymenoptera; 6. The sawflies and woodwasps; 7. The orussids and stephanis; 8. The evaniomorph parasitoid families

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