Definition of Chalcids
1. Noun. (plural of chalcid) ¹
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Definition of Chalcids
1. chalcid [n] - See also: chalcid
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Literary usage of Chalcids
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Biological Control of Insects and Mites: An Introduction to Beneficial by Daniel L. Mahr, Nino M. Ridgway (1993)
"Some members of the family Eurytomidae are called seed chalcids because they ... The chalcids also constitute the most important group of natural enemies in ..."
2. The Canadian Entomologist by Entomological Society of Canada (1863-1871), Entomological Society of Canada (1951- ), Entomological Society of Ontario (1881)
"Another strange fact about these chalcids, and which needs a the ough investigation, ... From a single puparium I had 18 chalcids (5 males and 13 females). ..."
3. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1903)
"Concerning 6, 3 larvae died of mould and 7, as well as one pupa, from obscure causes ; and in one cocoon chalcids were parasitic, certainly upon ..."
4. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt (1890)
"Ashmead relegated them to the chalcids, where they previously stood, and, as this family is probably a collection but Dr. Kieffer has apparently restored ..."
5. Practical Zoölogy: An Elementary Text-book Treating of the Structure, Life by Alvin Davison (1906)
"Some chalcids lay their eggs on the skin of the host as in the case of ... chalcids transformed from the larvae shown in Fig. 58. ..."
6. Guide to the Study of Insects and a Treatise on Those Injurious and by Alpheus Spring Packard (1878)
"The gall-flies are readily recognized \>y their resemblance to certain chalcids, but the abdomen is much compressed, and usually very short, ..."
7. Guide to the Study of Insects, and a Treatise on Those Injurious and by Alpheus Spring Packard (1870)
"The gall-flies are closely allied to the parasitic chalcids, but in their habits are plant- parasites, as they live in a gall or tumor formed by the ..."