11. Subclass Pterygota, Division Endopterygota, Order Hymenoptera (Sawflies, Ants, Bees and Wasps) – c. 120,000 Described Species

  1. H. F. van Emden

Published Online: 11 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118469347.ch11

Handbook of Agricultural Entomology

Handbook of Agricultural Entomology

How to Cite

van Emden, H. F. (2013) Subclass Pterygota, Division Endopterygota, Order Hymenoptera (Sawflies, Ants, Bees and Wasps) – c. 120,000 Described Species, in Handbook of Agricultural Entomology, John Wiley & Sons., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118469347.ch11

Author Information

  1. School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, University of Reading, Reading, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2013
  2. Published Print: 22 FEB 2013

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470659137

Online ISBN: 9781118469347

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Keywords:

  • Pterygota, Endopterygota;
  • Hymenoptera, sawflies/ants/bees/wasps;
  • Symphyta (sawflies);
  • Family Siricidae (wood wasps);
  • Apocrita (ants/bees/wasps/parasitic);
  • social Hymenoptera colonies;
  • Megachilidae (leaf-cutter/mason bees);
  • Superfamily Vespoidea (wasps);
  • solitary wasps, little economic importance;
  • Cynipoidea, zig-zag of forewing vein

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Suborder Symphyta (sawflies)

  • Suborder Apocrita (ants, bees, wasps and parasitic wasps)