Braconidae - Microgastrinae
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Papp, J. (1980) "Ŕ survey of the European species of Apanteles Först (Hymenoptera, Braconidae: Microgastrinae) IV. The lineipes-, obscurus- and ater-group" Annales historico-naturales Musei nationalis hungarici 72: 241-272.
Papp, J. (1981) "Ŕ survey of the European species of Apanteles Först (Hymenoptera, Braconidae: Microgastrinae) V. The lacteus-, longipalpis-, ultor-, butalidis- and vipio-group" Annales historico-naturales Musei nationalis hungarici 73: 263-291.
Papp, J. (1982) "Ŕ survey of the European species of Apanteles Först (Hymenoptera, Braconidae: Microgastrinae) VI. The laspeyresiella-, merula-, falcatus- and validus-group" Annales historico-naturales Musei nationalis hungarici 74: 255-267.
Papp, J. (1983) "Ŕ survey of the European species of Apanteles Först (Hymenoptera, Braconidae: Microgastrinae) VII. The carbonarius-, circumscripta-, fraternus-, pallipes-, parasitellae-, vitripennis-, liparidis-, octonarius- and thompsoni-group." Annales historico-naturales Musei nationalis hungarici 75: 247-283.
Papp, J. (1984) "Ŕ survey of the European species of Apanteles Först (Hymenoptera, Braconidae: Microgastrinae) VIII. The metacarpalis-, formosus-, popularis- and suevus-group" Annales historico-naturales Musei nationalis hungarici 76: 265-295.
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Reinhard, H. (1880) "Beitrage zur Kenntniss einiger Braconiden-Gattungen. (Fünftes Stück.) XVI. Zur Gattung Microgaster, Latr. (Microgaster, Microplitis, Apanteles)." Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 24: 353-370.
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