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genus chalcis


Definitions from WordNet

Noun genus chalcis has 1 sense
  1. Chalcis, genus Chalcis - type genus of the Chalcididae
    --1 is a kind of arthropod genus
    --1 is a member of Chalcididae, family Chalcididae, Chalcidae, family Chalcidae
    --1 has members: chalcis fly

Definitions from the Web

Genus Chalcis


Genus Chalcis refers to a genus of small wasps belonging to the family Chalcididae. These wasps are known for their parasitic behavior and play an essential role in the natural control of agricultural pests.

Parts of Speech:

  • Noun: Genus Chalcis


  1. An insect genus


The term Genus Chalcis can be used in the following ways:

  • Scientific Usage: Scientists often study the taxonomy and behavior of the Genus Chalcis to understand its impact on pest control.
  • Biological Usage: The Genus Chalcis includes various species that are vital for maintaining the ecological balance in agricultural ecosystems.
  • Entomological Usage: Entomologists have observed interesting reproductive strategies in the Genus Chalcis, such as their ability to manipulate host behavior.

Sample Sentences:

  1. The Genus Chalcis is known for its ability to effectively reduce pest populations.
  2. Researchers have recently discovered a new species within the Genus Chalcis.
  3. The Genus Chalcis plays a crucial role in integrated pest management practices.

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