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  • Title
    CEPF Western Ghats Special Series : Parasitoids (Hymenoptera) of xylophagous beetles (Coleoptera) attacking dead wood in southern Western Ghats, Kerala, India, with descriptions of two new species
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    An account is given of four species of Hymenoptera parasitoids probably of the wood boring beetle Clytocera chinospila Gahan (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) from Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, southern Western Ghats, Kerala. Two new hymenopteran species, Eurytoma chinnarensis (Eurytomidae) and Foenatopus idukkiensis (Stephanidae) are described. Solenura ania Walker (Pteromalidae) is reported for the first time from Kerala and Western Ghats with a new host record, and Doryctus sp. (Braconidae) is reported here.
    Attribution
    Sureshan P.M., Narendran T.C., Nikhil K. (2013). Journal of Threatened Taxa 9(5) pp. 4385-4391; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o3385.4385-91
  • Title
    Additions to the fauna of parasitic wasps (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) and coccoids (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India, with illustrations and diagnosis
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    An illustrated account with diagnostic details of the reared and collected species of insect parasitoids along with scale insects and mealybugs from the Andaman and Nicobar Islands is presented. Twenty eight species of insect pests and parasitoids under two major orders Hemiptera and Hymenoptera are documented, of which 16 species are reported for the first time from these islands specifically from South and Middle Andamans. The parasitic wasps reared and collected belong to six families-Encyrtidae, Eulophidae, Chalcididae, Eucharitidae, Aphelinidae, and Pteromalidae, including 16 species under 12 genera. The majority of the species are primary or secondary parasitoids attacking many insect groups. The scale insects and mealybugs documented belong to four families-Coccidae, Pseudococcidae, Diaspididae, and Cerococcidae, including 12 species under 11 genera. Information on the species distribution, host association, and brief taxonomical description of each species along with illustrations is provided for easy identification. Illustrations include habitus photographs of 16 species of parasitic wasps and 12 species of scales and mealybugs.
    Attribution
    Gupta A., Joshi S. (2013). Journal of Threatened Taxa 11(5) pp. 4542-4555; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o3360.4542-55
  • Title
    Aphids of ornamental plants and winter vegetables and their aphidiine parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in Aligarh region, Uttar Pradesh
    Type
    Journal Article
    Description
    A survey was conducted in Aligarh District of Uttar Pradesh, India. A total of 14 pest aphid were found infesting 13 ornamental plants and 14 winter vegetables of the area. They were categorized based on injury status. Seven species of aphidiine parasitoids viz., Aphidius colemani Viereck, Aphidius smithi Subba Rao & Sharma, Binodoxys indicus (Subba Rao & Sharma), Diaeretiella rapae (M’Intosh), Lipolexis gracilis Foerster, Lipolexis oregmae (Gahan), Lysaphidus qadrii Shujauddin were found infesting different aphid species.
    Attribution
    Rafi U., Usmani M.K., Akhtar M.S. (2010). Journal of Threatened Taxa 9(2) pp. 1162-1164; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o2399.1162-4