PCC Project Website
This site provides information regarding the PCC Project (Proctotrupoidea, Ceraphronoidea, and Cynipoidea Phylogenetics) which is a part of the HymAToL grant to look specifically at relationships within these three superfamilies.
Social Behavior of polisyine wasps
This site covering all aspects of polistine wasps behavior and is a good resource site for teachers.
Society of Hymenopterists
Publishers of the Journal of Hymenoptera Research - An entomological
journal dedicated to the study of the bees, wasps, and ants.
Name Server Version 0.03
The goal of the Hymenoptera Name Server is provide a unique
mode of presentation of information on the names of organisms.
The data are extracted from the scientific literature: from
original descriptions, revisions, and taxonomic catalogs.
Provides for live queries of information from museum specimens
as well as the literature from the Ohio State Insect Collection.
Information about the PROCTOS newsletter.
This catalog covers the families Heterogynaidae, Ampulicidae,
Sphecidae, and Crabronidae.
- A Web Forum on Sawflies & Horntails
This website is devoted to the study of sawflies, wood wasps
and horntails (Hymenoptera: Symphyta) in all aspects - ecology,
systematics, behavior, pest management, etc. It is a resource
not only for experienced researchers, but for students, amateurs
and the general public as well.
A literature database for sawfly researchers and enthusiasts.
This website presents a classification of the Insects of North
America as portrayed in Nomina Insecta Nearctica.
An introduction to the systematics and biology of the Chalcidoidea
with literature links for the superfamily.
IUSSI stands for the International Union for the Study of
Social Insects. They are a worldwide scientific society devoted
to research on social arthropods, including: bees, ants, termites,
Every ant tells a story. AntWeb provides tools for exploring
the diversity and identification of ants, contains incredible
photographs and slideshows illustrating ant diversity.
This site supplies links to all things Ant social insect related
master Bibliography of Ant Literature
A master bibliography of Ant literature.
Research activities of this group are concentrated on behavioral
ecology and sociobiology of paper-wasps (Polistinae) and hover-wasps
(Stenogastrinae) and on the study of social parasitism in
the genus Polistes.
Tree of Life Web Project
The Tree of Life Web Project (ToL) is a collaborative effort of biologists from
around the world. On more than 5000 World Wide Web pages, the project provides
information about the diversity of organisms on Earth, their evolutionary history (phylogeny), and characteristics.
This glossary is a product of an ongoing effort by the community to build an ontology of morphological terms used by hymenopterists.
The ontology is fully accessible and editable through the web, and interested parties are encouraged to get involved in its development.