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, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 53–64 | Cite as

The hymenopterous parasites of Nitidulidae

  • Roger N. Williams
  • Michael J. Weiss
  • M. Kehat
  • D. Blumberg
Review

Abstract

The known information on hymenopterous parasites of Nitidulidae was consolidated in this article. Species of parasites, nitidulid hosts and, where possible, plant host of the nitidulids are provided along with citations to sources of information. Thirty-three species of hymenopterous parasites are recorded in nine different families. Since nomenclature of several of the parasites has changed, it was updated with the assistance of specialists.

Key Words

Nitidulidae sap beetles Nitidulidae, natural enemies of Nitidulidae, parasites of Hymenoptera biological control distribution, plant hosts and nitidulid hosts of hymenopterous parasites of Nitidulidae 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger N. Williams
    • 1
  • Michael J. Weiss
    • 2
  • M. Kehat
    • 3
  • D. Blumberg
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. of EntomologyOARDCWooster, OhioUSA
  2. 2.Eastern Agricultural Research CenterMontana State UniversitySidney, MontanaUSA
  3. 3.Dept. of EntomologyAgricultural Research Organization, The Volcani CenterBet DaganIsrael

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