Bruchophagus roddi: Alfalfa Seed Chalcid
Photographs of adult and larvae, with information on symptoms and a description of this pest of alfalfa.
Information from Wikipedia on the superfamily of wasps, Chalcidoidea, most of the members of which are parasitoids of other insects.
Paper Wasps, Yellowjackets and other Stinging Wasps
Illustrated article on the different groups of wasps, their avoidance and control, and the medical importance of stings and their treatment. [PDF]
Photographs and information on the parasitic species found in the Brisbane area, Australia.
Parasitoid Wasp Threatens Scottish Seven Spot Ladybird
Photographic article by Anne Bruce on the effect the parasitic wasp Dinocampus coccinellae is having on the ladybird Coccinella septempunctata.
Research on Chalcidoid Systematics
Information about research on the Chalcidoidea from the University of California, Riverside.
Social Wasps and Their Nests
This website discusses all aspects of social wasps including hornets, yellowjackets and paper wasps. It includes an introduction, a gallery, a forum and numerous tips.
Wasp Warriors: The Wasp Sting
Article by Maurice Smith with photographs of the stinging apparatus and a description of how a sting is inflicted.
Provides statistical information on insect sting activity across the UK, including a unique sting risk index.
Wood Wasps and Horntails
Information on these wasps in the families Siricidae, Xiphydriidae, Anaxyelidae and Orussidea, whose larvae tunnel through wood.
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