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Boevé, J.-L. and U. Schaffner. 2003. Why does the larval integument of some sawfly species disrupt so easily? The harmful hemolymph hypothesis. Oecologia 134:104-111.

Gokhman, V. E. and M. Westendorff. 2003. Chromosomes of Aphidius ervi Haliday, 1834 (Hymenoptera, Braconidae). Beiträge zur Entomologie 53:161-165.

Schulmeister, S. 2003a. Morphology and evolution of the tarsal plantulae in Hymenoptera (Insecta), focussing on the basal lineages. Zoologica Scripta 32:153-172.

Schulmeister, S. 2003b. Simultaneous analysis of basal Hymenoptera (Insecta) introducing robust-choice sensitivity analysis. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 79:245-275.

Schulmeister, S. 2003c. Review of morphological evidence on the phylogeny of basal Hymenoptera (Insecta), with a discussion of the ordering of characters. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 79:209-243.


Blank, S. M. 2002. Sawflies (Hym., Symphyta) from Tunisia. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 138:63-70.

Codella, S. G. and K. F. Raffa. 2002. Desiccation of Pinus foliage induced by conifer sawfly oviposition: Effect on egg viability. Ecological Entomology 27:618-621.

Roininen H., R. Danell, A. Zinovjev, V. Vikberg and R. Virtanen. 2002. Community structure, survival and mortality factors in Arctic population of Eupontania leaf gallers. Polar Biology 25:605-61.

Schmidt, S., D. R. Smith, and J. Macdonald. 2002. Review of the Australian subfamily Pteryperginae (Hymenoptera: Symphyta: Pergidae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research 11:134-141.

Schulmeister, S., W. C. Wheeler and J. M. Carpenter. 2002. Simultaneous analysis of the basal lineages of Hymenoptera (Insecta) using sensitivity analysis. Cladistics 18:455-484.

Smith, D. R. and N. M. Schiff. 2002. A review of the siricid woodwasps and their ibaliid parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Siricidae, Ibaliidae) in the eastern United States, with emphasis on the mid-Atlantic region. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 104:174-194.

Smith, D. R. and A. Shinohara. 2002a. The stem-boring sawfly genus Cephus Latreille (Hymenoptera: Cephidae) in Japan. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 104:479-484.

Smith, D. R. and A. Shinohara. 2002b. A new genus and new species of Cephidae (Hymenoptera) from Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 104:624-628.

Smith, D. R., A. D. Wright, A. Winotai and R. Desmier de Chenon. 2002. Studies on Neostromboceros albicomus (Konow) (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae), a potential biological control agent for the Old World climbing fern, with notes on two other species of Neostromboceros. Journal of Hymenoptera Research 11:142-151.

Westendorff, M. & Taeger, A. 2002. New data on chromosomes of sawflies in the families Argidae, Cimbicidae and Cephidae (Hymenoptera, Symphyta). Beiträge zur Entomologie 52:347-352.


V. G. Kuznetsova, M. Westendorff and S. Nokkala. 2001. Patterns of chromsome banding in the sawfly family Tenthredinidae (Hymenoptera, Symphyta). Caryologia 54:227-233.

Roininen H., J. Tahvanainen, V. Vikberg and A. Zinovjev. 2001. Salix aurita - the correct food plant for Euura cinereae Kopelke, 1996 (Hymenoptera,Tenthredinidae). Entomologica Fennica 12:129-130.

Schulmeister, S. 2001. Functional morphology of the male genitalia and copulation in lower Hymenoptera, with special emphasis on the Tenthredinoidea s. str. (Insecta, Hymenoptera, "Symphyta"). Acta Zoologica 82: 331-349.

Zhang Haichun, Zhang Junfeng, Wei Dongtao. 2001. Discovery of Trematothoracinae (Insecta) in the Upper Jurassic of W. Liaoning, China with a discussion of its phylogeny. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 40(2):224-228 [English, with Chinese abstract].


Basibuyuk, H., D. L. J. Quicke and A. P. Rasnitsyn. 2000. A new genus of the Orussidae (Insecta: Hymenoptera) from the Late Cretaceous New Jersey amber. Pp. 305-311 in: Studies on Fossils in Amber, with Particular Reference to the Cretaceous of New Jersey. Leiden: Backhuis Publishers.

Basibuyuk, H. H., D. L. J. Quicke, A. P. Rasnitsyn and M. G. Fitton. 2000. Morphology and sensilla of the orbicula, a sclerite between the tarsal claws, in the Hymenoptera. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 93:625-636.

Blank, S. M., S. Deters, M. Drees, M. J. Sicke, E. Jansen, M. Kraus, A. D. Liston, C. Ritzau and A. Taeger. 2000. Symphyta. pp. 8-28. In: Dathe, H. H., A. Taeger & S. M. Blank (eds.). Verzeichnis der Hautflügler Deutschlands (Entomofauna Germanica 4). Entomologische Nachrichten und Berichte, Dresden, Beiheft 7:178 S.

Boevé, J. -L, S. Heilporn, K. Dettner and W. Francke. 2000. The secretion of the ventral glands in Cladius, Priophorus and Trichiocampus sawfly larvae. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 28:857-864.

V. E. Gokhman and M. Westendorff. 2000. The chromosomes of three species of the Nasonia complex (Hymenoptera, Pteromalidae). Beiträge zur Entomologie 50:193-198.

Rasnitsyn, A. P. 2000. Testing cladograms by fossil record: The ghost range test. Contributions to Zoology 69:251-258.

Rasnitsyn, A.P. and J. Ansorge. 2000. Two new Lower Cretaceous hymenopterous insects (Insecta: Hymenoptera) from Sierra del Montsec, Spain. Acta Geologica Hispanica 35:59-64.

Rasnitsyn, A. P. and J. Ansorge. 2000. New early Cretaceous hymenopterous insects (Insecta: Hymenoptera) from Sierra del Montsec (Spain). Paläontologische Zeitschrift 74:335-341.

Rasnitsyn A. P. and X. Martînez-Delclôs. 2000. Wasps (Insecta: Vespida = Hymenoptera) from the early Cretaceous of Spain. Acta Geologica Hispanica 35:65-95.

Shinohara A., V. Vikberg, A. Zinovjev and A. Yamagami. 2000. Fagineura crenativora, a new genus and species of sawfly (Hymenoptera, Tenthredinidae, Nematinae) injurious to beech trees in Japan. Bulletin of National Science Museum of Tokyo, Series A 26:113-124.

Taeger, A., Blank, S. M. and Kraus, M. 2000. Unterordnung Symphyta - Planzenwespen. pp. 806-808 and pp. 817-848 in: Oehlke, J. Hymenoptera - Hautflügler. In: Klausnitzer, B., Hannemann, H.-J. & Senglaub, K. (eds.). "Stresemann". Exkursionsfauna für die BRD. Spektrum Akadademischer Verlag, Heidelberg & Berlin, vol. 2 (Wirbellose: Insekten).

Zhang Haichun, Zhang Junfeng. 2000. Xyelid sawflies (Insecta, Hymenoptera) from the Upper Jurassic Yixian Formation of western Liaoning, China. Acta Palaeontologica Sinica 39(4):476-492 [English, with Chinese abstract].

Zinovjev A. G. 2000 [Additions and corrections to the List of sawflies (Hymenoptera, Symphyta) of the Fauna of Russia and adjacent territories.] Entomol. obozr. 79: 450-457 [Russian, with English summary].

Zinovjev A. G. and D. R. Smith. 2000. Types of sawflies described in the genus Pontania A. Costa (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) in the Illinois Natural History Survey. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 102:852-861.

Zinovjev A. G. and D. R. Smith. 2000. Sawflies (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) described by Benjamin D. Walsh., with notes on their hosts and biology. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 102:974-990.


Blank, S. M. and A. Taeger 1999. Blennocampa Hartig, 1837, Cryptocampus Hartig, 1837, Taxonus Hartig, 1837,Ametastegia A. Costa, 1882, Endelomyia Ashmead, 1898, Monsoma MacGillivray, 1908, Gemmura E. Smith, 1968, Blennocampini Konow, 1890 and Caliroini Benson, 1938 (Insecta, Hymenoptera): proposed conservation by setting aside the type species designations by Gimmerthal (1847) and recognition of those by Rohwer (1911). (Case 3063). The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, London 56(2):121-127.

Blank, S. M. and A. Taeger. 1999. Macrophya Dahlbom, 1835 (Insecta, Hymenoptera): proposed designation of Tenthredo montana Scopoli, 1763 as the type species; and Tenthredo rustica Linnaeus, 1758: proposed conservation of usage of the specific name by the replacement of the syntypes with a neotype. (Case 3066). The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, London 56(2):128-133.

Blank, S. M., A. Taeger and T. Naito. 1999. Strongylogaster Dahlbom, 1835 (Insecta, Hymenoptera): proposed conservation by the designation of Tenthredo multifasciata Geoffroy in Fourcroy, 1785 as the type species (Case 3064). The Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature, London 56(1):23-26.

Boevé J.-L. 1999. Chemical ecology of the European apple sawfly, Hoplocampa testudinea. IOBC wprs Bulletin 22:15-19.

Krassilov, V. A. and A. P. Rasnitsyn. 1999. Plant remains from the guts of fossil insects: Evolutionary and Paleoecological inferences. Pp. 65-72 in: Proceedings of the First Palaeoentomological Conference, Moscow, 1998 (Bratislava, AMBA Projects).

Lacourt, J. 1999. Répertoire des Tenthredinidae ouest-paléarctiques (Hymenoptera, Symphyta). Mém. SEF (Paris) 3:1-432.

Martënez-Delclïs, X., E. Peîalver-Mollå and A. Rasnitsyn. 1999. Hymenopteran insects from the lower Cretaceous amber of Alava (Spain). P. 42 in: Abstr. VII Intern. Symp. Mesozoic Terrestrial Ecosystems, Buenos Aires, 1999 (Buenos Aires).

Price P., H. Roininen and A. Zinovjev. 1999. Adaptive radiation of gall-inducing sawflies in relation to architecture & geographic range of willow host plants. Pp. 196-203 in: The Biology of Gall-Inducing Arthropods (G. Csoka, W. J. Mattson, G. N. Stone and P. W. Price, eds.). USDA Forest Service Gen. Techn. Rep. NC-199.

Ronquist, F., A. P. Rasnitsyn, A. Roy, K. Eriksson and M. Lindgren. 1999. Phylogeny of the Hymenoptera: A cladistic reanalysis of Rasnitsyn's (1988) data. Zoologica Scripta 28:13-50.

M. Westendorff, V.G: Kuznetsova, A. Taeger and S. M. Blank. 1999. Karyotype diversity in the sawfly familiy Tenthredinidae (Symphyta, Hymenoptera): New data and review. Cytologia 64:401-409.

Zinovjev A. G. 1999. Palearctic sawflies of the genus Pontania Costa (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) and their host-plant specificity. Pp. 204-225 in: The Biology of Gall-Inducing Arthropods (G. Csoka, W. J. Mattson, G. N. Stone and P. W. Price, eds.). USDA Forest Service Gen. Techn. Rep. NC-199 [Original publication: Proc. Zool. (in Russian)].

Zinovjev A. G. and D. R. Smith. 1999. Types and biological notes of the eastern North American sawflies of Pontania Costa and Phyllocolpa Benson (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) described by Marlatt, Dyar, and Rohwer. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 101:359-371.

Zinovjev A. G., V. Vikberg. 1999. The sawflies of the Pontania crassispina-group with a key for the genera of the subtribe Euurina (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae, Nematinae). Entomologica Scandinavica 30:281-298.


Blank, S. M., C. Pietsch and H. H. Dathe 1998. Bienen und Pflanzenwespen als Leit- und Zielarten der Agrarlandschaft im Biosphärenreservat Schorfheide-Chorin (Insecta: Hymenoptera). Okologische Hefte der landwirtschaftlich-gärtnerischen Fakultät der Humbodt-Universität, Berlin 9:63-66.

Blank, S. M., A. Shinohara & A. Taeger. 1998. Revisionary Notes on Pamphiliid Sawflies (Hymenoptera, Symphyta: Pamphiliidae). (Preliminary Studies for a Catalogue of Symphyta, Part 3). Mitteilungen des Museums für Naturkunde Berlin, Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift, Berlin 45(1):17-31.

Blank, S. M. and A. Taeger. 1998. Revision of the sawfly genera Asiarge Gussakovskij 1935 and Kokujewia Konow 1902 (Hymenoptera, Argidae). Beiträge zur Entomologie, Berlin 48(2):505-515.

Taeger, A. and S. M. Blank (eds.). 1998. Pflanzenwespen Deutschlands (Hymenoptera, Symphyta). Kommentierte Bestandsaufnahme. Goecke & Evers, Keltern, 364 + 3 S., 8 Tab.

Taeger, A., S. M. Blank, E. Jansen, M. Kraus and C. Ritzau. 1998. Rote Liste der Pflanzenwespen (Hymenoptera: Symphyta). In: Binot, M., R. Bless, P. Boye, H. Gruttke, & P. Pretscher. Rote Liste gefhärdeter Tiere Deutschlands. Schriftenreihe für Landschaftspflege und Naturschutz, Bonn-Bad Godesberg 55:147-158.

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