AN ANNOTATED LIST OF THE HYMENOPTEROUS PARASITOIDS OF THE DIASPIDIDAE (HEMIPTERA: COCCOIDEA) IN EGYPT, WITH NEW RECORDS

S. Abd-Rabou

Abstract


Eighteen species of hymenopterous parasitoid of armoured scale insects (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) were recorded in a survey of host plants in three locations in Egypt during 1994- 1997. The 16 species of Aphelinidae and two Encyrtidae are listed, along with their diaspidid hosts and location in Egypt; ten species were new records for Egypt.

Key words: survey, geographic distribution, host range, rearing methods, Ablerus, Aphytus, Coccophagoides, Encarsia, Marietta, Habrolepis.


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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15162/0425-1016/829

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