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Trissolcus japonicus (Ashmead) (Hymenoptera, Scelionidae) emerges in North America
A survey of resident egg parasitoids conducted in 2014 with sentinel egg masses of H. halys revealed that T. japonicus was already present in the wild in Beltsville, MD and presumed accidental, and seven parasitized egg masses were recovered. Expand
Discovery of Paratelenomus saccharalis (Dodd) (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae), an Egg Parasitoid of Megacopta cribraria F. (Hemiptera: Plataspidae) in its Expanded North American Range
The plataspid quickly spread from the 9 northeastern Georgia counties in which it was initially confi rmed into 383 additional counties in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia by the end of 2012 and has now been confiRmed in 4 additional states – Delaware, Kentucky, Louisiana, and Maryland – and the District of Columbia. Expand
Attack and Success of Native and Exotic Parasitoids on Eggs of Halyomorpha halys in Three Maryland Habitats
Investigation of egg parasitoids of the exotic invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys, found three native hymenopteran species developed and emerged from H. halys eggs, and one exotic parasitoid, Trissolcus japonicus (Ashmead), emerged, providing the first known occurrence of this species in North America. Expand
Seasonal parasitism and host specificity of Trissolcus japonicus in northern China
The risk assessment conducted in the area of origin indicates that native Pentatomidae in North America and Europe could be negatively impacted by T. japonicus. Expand
Windborne long-distance migration of malaria mosquitoes in the Sahel
Aerial sampling in the Sahel of Mali reveals large numbers of windborne malaria mosquitoes that had recently fed on blood and could cover hundreds of kilometres in a single night, providing compelling evidence that millions of malaria vectors that have previously feed on blood frequently migrate over hundreds of miles, and thus almost certainly spread malaria over these distances. Expand
Biological control of sentinel egg masses of the exotic invasive stink bug Halyomorpha halys (Stål) in Mid-Atlantic USA ornamental landscapes
There is no evidence that native natural enemies attacking eggs of the exotic BMSB were more prevalent in landscapes with native ornamental trees and shrubs than those with exotic trees andshrubs. Expand
Key to Nearctic species of Trissolcus Ashmead (Hymenoptera, Scelionidae), natural enemies of native and invasive stink bugs (Hemiptera, Pentatomidae)
Diagnoses for all Nearctic species of Trissolcus, including T. japonicus and T. cultratus comb, and identification keys to enable of these species from the existing fauna are presented. Expand
Fossil Platygastroidea in the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Four specimens from Baltic amber, belonging to Leptacis, Platygaster, and Sembilanocera Brues are presented for comparison to extant specimens and inclusions in Dominican amber. Expand
Indigenous arthropod natural enemies of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug in North America and Europe
A review of 98 indigenous natural enemy datasets spanning a variety of sampling methods, habitats, and geographic areas identifies a number of key research gaps and suggest several directions for future research. Expand
New synonymy of Trissolcus halyomorphae Yang
Trissolcus halyomorphae Yang syn. n. is treated as a junior synonym following examination of the holotype of T. japonicus (Ashmead).