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California Cuckoo Wasps in the Family Chrysididae (Hymenoptera)

Flora / FaunaIdentification Key

Series: University of California Publications in Entomology Volume: 125

By: Lynn S Kimsey(Author)

311 pages, 6 plates with 103 b/w line drawings; 159 b/w distribution maps

University of California Press

Paperback | Dec 2006 | #169011 | ISBN: 0520098579
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California has one of the world's most diverse chrysidid wasp faunas. These are large, brightly metallic-colored parasitoids of sphecoid wasps and bees. This study reviews the species and genera of Chrysididae in California, maps their overall distributions, and gives keys to California genera and species. In addition, three species described by Linsenmaier in 1994 are synonymized.

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Lynn S. Kimsey is Professor of Entomology at the University of California, Davis.

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