Entomophaga

, Volume 29, Issue 3, pp 249–265 | Cite as

Literature review ofOoencyrtus kuvanae [Hym.: Encyrtidae], an egg parasite ofLymantria dispar [Lep: Lymantriidae]

  • M. W. Brown
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Abstract

Literature onOoencyrtus kuvanae (Howard) from throughout the world is reviewed. References from Asia, Japan, Europe, Africa, and North America, covering the years 1900–1983, are included. The information is divided into the following subject areas: taxonomy, host range, distribution and introductions, biology and life history, host suitability, behavior and spatial distribution, effectiveness, and population dynamics. Suggestions for future research are presented.

Résumé

Compte est rendu ici de la documentation mondiale au sujet de l'Ooencyrtus kuvanae. Des références entre les années 1900 et 1983 sont comprises, notamment de l'Asie, du Japon, de l'Europe, de l'Afrique, et de l'Amérique du Nord. L'information est divisée selon les thèmes suivants: taxonomie, étendue régionale de l'hôte, répartition et implantation, cycle de dévelopement et biologie, appropriation de l'hôte, comportement et répartition régionale, efficacité et dynamique (forces motrices) de la population. On présente également de nouvelles suggestions pour des recherches futures.

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  • M. W. Brown
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  1. 1.Department of EntomologyThe Pennsylvania, State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA

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