Aphid parasitoids associations on stone fruit trees in Khorasan Razavi Province (Iran) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Aphidiinae)

Abstract :

During 2009-2010, Aphid parasitoids wasps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Aphidiinae) were studied in Khorasan Razavi province, North East of Iran. Eight species from six genus, including Aphidius matricariae Haliday, A transcaspicus Telenga, Binodoxys acalephae Marshall, B angelicae Haliday, Diaeratiella rapae M’Intosh, Ephedrus persicae Froggatt, Lysiphlebus fabarum Marshall and Praon volucre Haliday were reared from 26 associations in different location in Khorasan Razavi province in North East of Iran. Aphidius transcaspicus was the most abundant parasitoid species with 62% in our survey. The activity of hyperparasitoids was including, Alloxysta castanea Hartig, Asaphes suspensus Nees, Dendrocerus carpenteri Curits, Pachyneuron aphidis Bouche, Phaenoglyphus vilosa Hartig and Syrphophagus aphidovorus Mayr

Keyword :

stone fruit trees, aphid parasitoids, Aphidius transcaspicus, Iran

Author(s) : Ahmadabadi, N. J., Awal, M. M.
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Published Issue : 2012 Vol. 7 Number 1

2012 Vol. 7 Number 1