Last updated on September 17th, 2020
This section deals with Hymenoptera Chrysididae.
This section is an Introduction to Chrysidid wasps. Chrysidid wasps are insects belonging to the order of Hymenoptera, suborder Apocrita, infraorder Aculeata, superfamily Chrysidoidea, family Chrysididae. The scientific name of the family comes from the greek word krusòs meaning gold, because of the metallic-golden reflections of their body.
The database of the Italian Chrysididae collects information on the species of the Italian fauna. The database of Chrysidid Bibliography collects all the world references about Chrysididae. A list of the published papers on the Italian Chrysidids of the last years.
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Agnoli G.L. & Rosa P. (2021) Hymenoptera Chrysididae, in: Chrysis.net website. Interim version 22 October 2021, URL: https://www.chrysis.net/chrysididae/.