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braconid (plural braconids)
- Any of the parasitic wasps of the family Braconidae.
2009 February 6, Andrew A. Forbes et al., “Sequential Sympatric Speciation Across Trophic Levels”, in Science, volume 323, number 5915, DOI:10.1126/science.1166981, pages 776-779:
- Other studies have identified potential examples (7), and, because D. alloeum is just one member of a guild of parasitic braconids attacking R. pomonella, it is possible that sympatric host races of Diachasmimorpha mellea and Utetes canaliculatus wasps are also associated with R. pomonella.
- 2015 Setember 26, Wasp uses virus to make GM butterfly, New Scientist, Issue 3040, page 14,
- There are now thousands of species of braconid wasp, each of which lays eggs in a specific butterfly or moth species and produces a unique bracovirus.
any species of the family Braconidae