Parasitoids complex in summer populations of Asphondylia punica Marchal, 1897 (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on the Mediterranean Saltbush, Atriplex halimus L. (Chenopodiaceae) in Egypt, with descriptions of new species from Eupelmidae and Eulophidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea)

Abstract :

Parasitoids complex in summer populations of Asphondylia punica Marchal, (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on the Mediterranean Saltbush, Atriplex halimus L. (Chenopodiaceae) in Egypt was studied. The hymenopterous parasitoids are: Eupelmidae: Neanastatus misirensis n. sp.; Eulophidae: Kolopterna aymani Doğanlar, 2013, Aprostocetus alexandrianensis n. sp., Neochrysocharis formosa(Westwood, 1833); Eurytomidae: Eurytoma dentata Mayr, 1878; Ormyridae:  Ormyrus monegricus Askew, 1994; Torymidae: Microtontomerus annulatus (Spinola, 1808) and Platygasteridae (Proctotripoidea): Platygaster sp. The descriptions and biological data of each species were given.


Keyword :

Parasitoids,Asphondylia punica,Atriplex halimus, Egypt


Author(s) : Doğanlar, M., Elsayed, A. K.
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Published Issue : 2015 Vol. 10 Number 1


2015 Vol. 10 Number 1