Universal Chalcidoidea Database

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Valid names

Find the current valid taxon for genus- and species-group names.

Taxonomic tree

Browse valid families, genera and species, with synonyms.

Chalcidoid associates of named taxon

List chalcidoid parasitoids of an associate family, genus or species.

Associates of named Chalcidoid

List taxa associated with a valid chalcidoid genus or species.

Regional lists of Chalcidoids

List chalcidoid taxa recorded from regions, countries or states.

Keyword searches

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Browse references

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Browse media

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Notice to users

Technical difficulties are causing errors in the results produced for searches of:
  • Valid names
  • Chalcidoid associates of named taxon
  • taxon detail information page
where the authority for the taxonomic name has an:
  • ampersand e.g, Microterys anomalus (Erdös & Novicky))
  • apostrophe (e.g. Adontomerus Nikol'skaya)
All of the tabs show an incorrect message "Sorry - there are no synonyms listed for this taxon" similar (depending on the tab).

We are working on a fix and apologise for the inconvenience.


Citing the database

Usage of data from Universal Chalcidoidea Database in scientific publications should be acknowledged using the following format with the year of the most recent update (****) [see below under Database last updated]:

Noyes, J.S. ****. Universal Chalcidoidea Database. World Wide Web electronic publication. http://www.nhm.ac.uk/chalcidoids

Database last updated: September 2016

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