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Natural Enemies of the Cacao Thrips
TLDR
The Eulophid parasite, Dasyscapus parvipennis, was introduced into the West Indies from the Gold Coast in 1935 and is now successfully established in Trinidad, Puerto Rico and Jamaica, but has so far given no indication of economic control of the cacao thrips. Expand
Observations on the Distribution of Tabanidae in the Caribbean Area, with New Records of Species From Trinidad. B.W.I. (Diptera)
An important discussion of the tabanid fauna of the Caribbean islands has been published by Bequaert (1940, Revista Ent., 11: 263-369), and Fairchild (1942, Ann. ent. Soc. Amer., 35: 441-474) hasExpand
Cotton stainers (Dysdercus spp.) in the West Indies.
  • E. Callan
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Bulletin of entomological research
  • 1947
There has been much confusion in the taxonomy of the species of Dysdercus in the Caribbean area, and this contribution is an attempt to straighten out the nomenclature and synonymy for future workersExpand
Technique for Rearing Thrips in the Laboratory
  • E. Callan
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • 27 September 1947
TLDR
The following simple technique is used with success at the Imperial College of Tropical Agriculture for work on the cacao thrips, Selenothrips rubrocinctus (Giard), and several other thrips have also been reared by this method for life-history studies. Expand
Larvæ of Sphaerophoria as Predators on Thrips in South Africa
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The thrips-feeding habit seems to be very rare in these insects, and the larvæ of most of the entomophagous forms feeding on aphids and other Homoptera are known to prey on other insects, such as caterpillars; but there seem to be scarcely any records of species feeding on thrips. Expand
A Wasp Preying on House-Flies and Stable-Flies
TLDR
Rubrica surinamensis (DeGeer) is a large and striking neotropical wasp belonging to the family Bembicidæ, commonly found nesting gregariously in a semi-social manner in areas of bare sandy ground exposed to the sun. Expand
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