Department of Biology

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Claus Rasmussen

Order hymenoptera

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  • A.P. Aguiar, Depto. de Ciências Biológicas
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  • A.R. Deans, 501ASI Building
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  • M.S. Engel, University of Kansas
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  • M. Forshage, Department of Entomology
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  • J.T. Huber, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
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  • J.T. Jennings, University of Adelaide
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  • N.F. Johnson, Ohio State University
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  • A.S. Lelej, Russian Academy of Sciences
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  • J.T. Longino, University of Utah
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  • V. Lohrmann, Leibniz-Institut Für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung
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  • I. Mikó, Pennsylvania State University
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  • M. Ohl, Leibniz-Institut Für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung
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  • Claus Rasmussen
  • A. Taeger, Senckenberg Deutsches Entomologisches Institut (SDEI)
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  • D.S.K. Yu
An updated classification of the order Hymenoptera is provided with the current numbers of genera and species described so far specified. The order is composed of 2 suborders, 27 superfamilies, 132 families, 8423 extant genera with an additional 685 extinct genera. Considered one of the most species-rich insects orders a total of 153088 extant species have been described, in addition to 2429 extinct species.
Original languageEnglish
JournalZootaxa
Volume3703
Issue1
Pages (from-to)51-62
Number of pages12
ISSN1175-5326
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 30 Aug 2013

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