Entomophaga

, Volume 31, Issue 2, pp 139–151 | Cite as

Three new species ofAphytis [Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae], parasites ofPseudaulacaspis spp. [Homoptera: Diaspididae] in India and Australia

  • D. Rosen
  • P. DeBach
Article

Abstract

Three new species ofAphytis Howard, parasitic upon species ofPseudaulacaspis MacGillivray, are described and illustrated:A. bangalorensis sp. nov. exP. barberi (Green) from India.A. sankarani sp. nov. exP. cockerelli (Cooley) from India, andA. landii sp. nov. ex an undescribedPseudaulacaspis sp. from Australia.

Key-Words

Biological control Armored scale insects Parasitic Hymenoptera 

Résumé

Trois nouvelles espèces d'Aphytis Howard, parasites d'espèces du genrePseudaulacaspis MacGillivray, sont décrites et représentées:A. bangalorensis sp. nov. exP. barberi (Green) en provenance de l'Inde;A. Sankarani sp. nov. exP. cockerelli (Cooley) en provenance de l'Inde, etA. landii sp. nov. ex espèce non décrite dePseudaulacaspis spp. en provenance d'Australie.

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References

  1. Rosen, D. &DeBach, P. — 1978.Diaspididae. pp. 78–128. In: Introduced Parasites and Predators of Arthropod Pests and Weeds: a World Review. 545 pp. (C. P. Clausen, ed.). —Agricultural Handbook, 480, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C.Google Scholar
  2. Rosen, D. &DeBach, P. — 1979. Species ofAphytis of the world [Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae]. ix+ 801 pp., 1342 figs. —Israel Universities Press, Jerusalem &,Dr. W. Junk, The Hague.Google Scholar

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© Lavoisier Abonnements 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Rosen
    • 1
  • P. DeBach
    • 2
  1. 1.Systematic Entomology Laboratory, IIBIIIUSDABeltsvilleU.S.A.
  2. 2.Division of Biological ControlUniversity of CaliforniaRiversideU.S.A.

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