Acerophagus artelles sp. nov. (Hymenoptera Chalcidoidea Encyrtidae), a biocontrol agent of Dysmicoccus grassii (Leonardi) (Hemiptera Coccoidea Pseudococcidae) on banana in the Canary Islands (Spain)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2010
Authors:Guerrieri, E, Noyes, JS
Journal:Journal of Natural History
Volume:45
Issue:1-2
Date Published:2010
ISBN Number:0022-2933
Keywords:Fringillidae, Serinus, Serinus canaria
Abstract:Acerophagus artelles sp. nov., an effective parasitoid of Dysmicoccus grassii on banana in the Canary Islands, is described, illustrated and compared with related species. A concise diagnosis and relevant taxonomic notes on the genus Acerophagus are also reported.Acerophagus artelles sp. nov., an effective parasitoid of Dysmicoccus grassii on banana in the Canary Islands, is described, illustrated and compared with related species. A concise diagnosis and relevant taxonomic notes on the genus Acerophagus are also reported.
URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00222933.2010.506986
Short Title:Journal of Natural History
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