Species Revision and Generic Systematics of World Rileyinae (Hymenoptera (Paperback)

Eurytomidae) (UC Publications in Entomology #127)

By Dr. Michael W. Gates

University of California Press, 9780520098503, 342pp.

Publication Date: June 24, 2008

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Description

The subfamily Rileyinae (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae) is redefined to contain 6 genera and 69 species for which keys are provided. Two morphological data sets, analyzed via maximum parsimony with PAUP*, yield hypotheses on the placement of Rileyinae within Eurytomidae and internal relationships of Rileyinae. Tables detailing host utilization for Eurytomidae (genera), Rileyinae (species), and confirmed/suspected plant associations for Rileyinae are included.