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Halticoptera andriescui Mitroiu (Hym.: Pteromalidae) a new parasitoid of Chromatomyia horticola (Goureau) (Dip.: Agromyzidae)

Ranji, Hossein; Karimpur, Yunes; Lotfalizadeh, Hossein

Entomologia Generalis Volume 36 Number 2 (2016), p. 91 - 95

published: Oct 1, 2016
manuscript accepted: Jan 4, 2016
manuscript revision received: Nov 13, 2015

DOI: 10.1127/entomologia/2016/0316

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Abstract

Abstract Chromatomyia horticola (Goureau, 1851) as an important leaf miner, has been attacked by different parasitoids. In this study we reared Halticoptera andriescui Mitroiu, 2005 (Hym.: Chalcidoidea, Pteromalidae) for the first time from C. horticola. The species H. andriescui is a new record for Iranian fauna. Trophic association of this parasitoid with C. horticola also was established and this is new host record.

Keywords

AgromyzidaeChromatomyia horticolaHalticoptera andriescuiIranparasitoidPteromalidaenew recordtrophic associations