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Agathis (wasp)

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Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Braconidae
Subfamily: Agathidinae
Genus: Agathis

Agathis is a genus of braconid parasitoid wasps.[1][2] This genus was established by Latreille in 1804, and the type species is Agathis malvacearum Latreille, 1805. There are at least forty six species of Agathis in the western palearctic region.[3]

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  1. ^ "Agathis Genus Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Agathis Overview". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  3. ^ Simbolotti, G. (1999). Revision of the West Palaearctic species of the genus Agathis Latreille (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Agathidinae). Leiden: Nationaal Natuurhistorisch Museum. ISBN 9073239702. OCLC 43362450.

Further reading[edit]

  • Arnett, Ross H. (30 July 2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico. CRC Press. ISBN 978-0-8493-0212-1.
  • Sharkey, M.J. (2007). "Phylogeny and Classification of Hymenoptera". Zootaxa. 309: 13–48.
  • Sharkey, M.J.; Carpenter, J.M.; Vilhelmsen, L. (2012). "Phylogenetic relationships among superfamilies of Hymenoptera". Cladistics. 28 (1): 80–112. doi:10.1111/j.1096-0031.2011.00366.x. PMID 34861753.