PTEROtaxa contains information about the family Pteromalidae sensu Boucek (1988)*. Recently the family has been split in more than 20 different families (Burks, Mitroiu, Fusu et al. 2022**) and the classification on this website will be modified accordingly soon.


Here you can find:

*Boucek, Z. (1988). Australasian Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera). A biosystematic revision of genera of fourteen families, with a reclassification of species. CAB International, Wallingford, Oxon, U.K., Cambrian News Ltd; Aberystwyth, Wales, 832p. 

**Burks R, Mitroiu M-D, Fusu L, Heraty JM, Janšta P, Heydon S, Papilloud ND-S, Peters RS, Tselikh EV, Woolley JB, van Noort S, Baur H, Cruaud A, Darling C, Haas M, Hanson P, Krogmann L, Rasplus J-Y, 2022. From hell’s heart I stab at thee! A determined approach towards a monophyletic Pteromalidae and reclassification of Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 94: 13–88. https://doi.org/10.3897/jhr.94.94263 


van Noort, S., Mitroiu, M.-D., Burks, R., Gibson, G., Hanson, P., Heraty, J., Jansta, P., Cruaud, A. & Rasplus, J.-Y. (2024) Redefining Ormyridae (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea) with establishment of subfamilies and description of new genera. Systematic Entomology: 1–48. https://doi.org/10.1111/syen.12630