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  • Title
    A first report of egg parasitism in the Tropical Tasar Silkworm Antheraea mylitta (Drury) occurring on cashew
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    The present study has documented egg parasitism in Tropical Tasar Silkworm for the first time. The parasitoid is Anastatus leithi (Walker) belonging to Eupelmidae family. It is a solitary koinobiont endoparasitoid, emerges out as adults from the tasar eggs in 17-20 days during August- September. The parasitism rate was recorded at 11.90 percentage.
    Attribution
    K. Vanitha & S. Santhosh, Journal of Threatened Taxa, Vol 8, No 7 (2016); pp. 9045–9047 http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/jott.2456.8.7.9045-9047
  • Title
    Occurrence of Trissolcus jatrophae Rajmohana et al. 2011 (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) in Pune City, India
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    Trissolcus jatrophae Rajmohana et al. 2011, a parasitoid wasp has been observed to parasitize hemipteran eggs laid on Jatropha nana Dalzell & Gibson (Euphorbiaceae) growing in Pune city, Maharashtra. In the present communication, this wasp has been reported for the first time on a new host plant species, and the occurrence of this wasp also forms a new distributional record.  
    Attribution
    Nerlekar Ashish N., Rajmohana K.; Journal of Threatened Taxa Vol 8, No 4 (2016) 26/4/2016; pp. 8736-8738; 10.11609/jott.1753.8.4.8736-8738