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Encyrtidae

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Encyrtidae

Taxonomy
Encyrtidae was named by Forster (1856). It is extant. Its type is Encyrtus.

It was reranked as the subfamily Encyrtinae by Statz (1938).

It was assigned to Chalcididae by Statz (1938); to Apocrita by Carpenter (1992); and to Chalcidoidea by Sharkey (2007) and Heraty et al. (2013).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1856Encyrtidae Forster p. 18
1938Encyrtinae Statz p. 102
1992Encyrtidae Carpenter
2007Encyrtidae Sharkey
2013Encyrtidae Heraty et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
RankNameAuthor
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
orderHymenoptera
UnicalcaridaSchulmeister et al. 2002
suborderVespina()
suborderApocritaGerstaecker 1867
infraorderProctotrupomorpha
superfamilyChalcidoidea
familyEncyrtidaeForster 1856
familyEncyrtidaeForster 1856

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available