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Review of Gonatocerus (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) in the Neotropical region, with description of eleven new species
The described Neotropical species of the common and speciose fairyfly genus Gonatocerus Nees ab Esenbeck are reviewed and re-diagnosed and seven new synonymies are proposed. Expand
Nesting biology and associated insect enemies of the exotic leaf cutter bee Megachile (Eutricharaea) concinna (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) in Argentina
The nesting biology of the exotic bee Megachile (Eutricharaea) concinna Smith, 1879 and its negative interactions with other insects were studied and the species Baryscapus megachilidis is recorded here for the first time in Argentina. Expand
The types of Braconidae and Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonoidea) in the Museo de La Plata, Argentina
The 154 type specimens of Braconidae and Ichneumonidae housed in the collection of Division Entomologia, Museo de La Plata, were examined and listed, providing update information on synonymies, validExpand
Two new species of Anagyrus (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) from Argentina, parasitoids of Hypogeococcus spp. (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), with taxonomic notes on some congeneric taxa.
Two new species of Anagyrus Howard (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) are described from Argentina and Chile, and these parasitoids may be of importance as potential candidate biological control agents against a Hypogeococcus sp. Expand
A re-examination of Tuta absoluta parasitoids in South America for optimized biological control
The review presented here provides useful insights for identifying species that deserve further evaluation as T. absoluta biological control agents through augmentative or conservation strategies in South America, as well as for potential classical biological control programs in other continents. Expand
Checklist of the genera of Hymenoptera (Insecta) from Espírito Santo, Brazil
E apresentado uma lista dos generos de Hymenoptera do Espirito Santo, Brasil pela primeira vez. Foram listados 955 generos de Hymenoptera, dos quais 547 (57%) sao citados pela primeira vez para esteExpand
The first record of conopid flies (Diptera: Conopidae) and eulophid wasps (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) as parasitoids and hyperparasitoids associated with carpenter bees (Apidae: Xylocopinae) in
Summary This is the first record for the parasitoid association between eulophids and conopids in the carpenter bee Xylocopa augusti Lepeletier. Biological features of Physocephala Schiner areExpand
Natural incidence of egg parasitoids of Edessa meditabunda (F.) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) on Crotalaria spectabilis in Campo Novo do Parecis, MT, Brazil.
Egg parasitoids of the stink bug Edessa meditabunda were studied on rattlepod Crotalaria spectabilis used in soybean crop rotation in Campo Novo do Parecis, Mato Grosso state, central western Brazil and this is the first record of T. elimatus and T. euchisti from Brazil. Expand
Diapriinae Wasps (Hymenoptera: Diaprioidea: Diapriidae) Associated with Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Argentina
An overview of diapriid wasps associated with ants in Argentina is provided and myrmecophile symphylic species, with a high degree of integration with the host ants, are highlighted, adaptation being morphological and behavioral. Expand
Parasitism of the “Fuller’s rose weevil” Naupactus cervinus by Microctonus sp. in Argentina
An unidentified species of the wasp Microctonus Wesmael parasitizing adults of the Fuller’s rose weevil Naupactus cervinus (Boheman) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a widespread pest of economically important crops included in the South American tribe Naupactini. Expand