chalcidology

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

chalcid +‎ -ology

Noun[edit]

chalcidology (uncountable)

  1. The study of chalcid wasps.
    • 1997 — Gibson et al. Annotated Keys to the Genera of Nearctic Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera) (NRC Research Press)
      The major milestone in Nearctic chalcidology during the latter half of the 20th century is perhaps the catalog by Peck
    • 1999 — Systematic Entomolgy (1999) 24, 301-304
      The publication of this CD-ROM catalogue marks an important step in the history of chalcidology.
    • 2005 — Simon van Noort and Jean-Yves Rasplus Revision of the Papua New Guinean fig wasp genus Robertsia Bouček (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Pteromalidae: Sycoecinae)
      This paper is dedicated to the doyen of chalcidology, Zdenek Bouček, in the year of his 81st birthday.

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