Definition of Chalcis fly

1. Noun. A variety of chalcid fly.

Generic synonyms: Chalcid, Chalcid Fly, Chalcid Wasp, Chalcidfly
Group relationships: Chalcis, Genus Chalcis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chalcis Fly

chalazes
chalazia
chalaziferous
chalazion
chalazions
chalcanthite
chalcedonic
chalcedonies
chalcedony
chalcid
chalcid fly
chalcid wasp
chalcidfly
chalcidology
chalcids
chalcis fly (current term)
chalco-
chalcoalumite
chalcocite
chalcocites
chalcocyanite
chalcogen
chalcogenide
chalcogenides
chalcogens
chalcography
chalcolithic
chalcomenite
chalconatronite

Literary usage of Chalcis fly

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1. Transactions of the Royal Scottish Arboricultural Society by Royal Scottish Arboricultural Society (1906)
"Mr ESG Titus,2 with specimens of the clover seed chalcis fly, reared from clover seed, ... This chalcis fly lays its eggs on the young forming clover seed, ..."

2. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"—Sketch showing the effect of the clover-seed chalcis fly. Calyx (a), seed capsule (b) and seeds (c and d). At c the mature insect is shown in the act of ..."

3. A Manual on the Study of Insects by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1895)
"... flies also attack large insects, for many caterpillars are destroyed by them. The most efficient parasite of the cabbage-butterfly is a Chalcis-fly, ..."

4. Agriculture and Life; a Text-book for Normal Schools and Teachers' Reading by Arthur D. Cromwell (1915)
"... the chalcis fly, the saw fly, the rose-slug, currant-worm fly, etc. However, the important thing is not learning to identify any particular kind of fly. ..."

5. Insect Pests of Farm, Garden and Orchard by Ezra Dwight Sanderson (1921)
"... Evidence accumulates that the shortage of the clover-seed crop may frequently be due to the larva of a little chalcis-fly FIG. 168. ..."

6. Insect Pests of Farm, Garden and Orchard by Ezra Dwight Sanderson (1921)
"The Clover-seed Chalcid * Evidence accumulates that the shortage of the clover-seed crop may frequently be due to the larva of a little chalcis-fly FIG. ..."

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