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Type: Article
Published: 2010-06-30
Page range: 120–132
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Raphignathoidea of China: a review of research progress

Key Lab of Biopesticide and Chemical Biology, Ministry of Education; College of Plant Protection, Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, Fuzhou 350002, China Plant Health & Environment Laboratory, MAF Biosecurity New Zealand, 231 Morrin Road, St Johns, PO Box 2095, Auckland 1072, New Zealand
Fujian Entry-exit Inspection and Quarantine Bureau of China, 312 Hudong Road, Fuzhou 350001, China
Caligonellidae Camerobiidae Cryptognathidae Eupalopsellidae Homocaligidae Raphignathidae Stigmaeidae Xenocaligonellididae mainland China Hong Kong Taiwan


This paper reviews the taxonomy and applied research of the superfamily Raphignathoidea in China from 1965 to 31 Dec. 2009. So far 64 taxonomic papers had been published by 47 authors, describing 82 species collected from China as new to science. And 17 applied papers had been published on the biology, ecology and related fields. A checklist of 112 species in 31 genera and eight families is attached.