Verbascum gaillardotii Boiss. and its natural enemy complex in Hatay province, Turkey

Abstract : 

Verbascum gaillardotii Boiss. and its natural enemy complex in Hatay province, Turkey have been studied. Diagnostic characters and distribution in Turkey was given. The natural enemy complex of the flat-margined mullein was given for the first time from Hatay, Turkey. The natural enemies are: Rhinusa tenuirostris (Stierlin, 1888), Rhinusa tetra (Fabricius, 1792) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), Melitaea trivia (Denn. & Schiff.) (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae), Cucullia verbasci L., the mullein moth, (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Asphondylia verbasci (Vallot, 1827) (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). The hymenopter parasites of plant-feeders are: Entedon sparetus Walker (Eulophidae), Calosota sp. (Eupelmidae), and 2 spp. of Ichneumonidae (reared from galls of R. tenuirostris), Torymus verbasci Ruschka, 1921 (Torymidae) (reared from galls of A. verbasci)


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Verbascum gaillardotii natural enemies, Hatay, Turkey


Author(s) : , M. Doğanlar, İ. Üremiş
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