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Biology and rearing of the fruit fly parasitoid Biosteres arisanus: clues to insectary propagation
Aspects of Biosteres arisanus (Sonan) (=Opius oophilus Fullaway) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) development on the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera (=Dacus) dorsalis (Hendel), were investigated toExpand
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Virus-like particles from the poison glands of the parasitic wasp Biosteres longicaudatus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
Two virus-like particles occur in the venom apparatus (poison glands) associated with the ovaries of the parasitic wasp Biosteres longicaudatus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). The venom apparatus consistsExpand
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Morphogenesis and cytopathic effects of the Diachasmimorpha longicaudata entomopoxvirus in host haemocytes.
  • P. Lawrence
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of insect physiology
  • 1 February 2005
The Diachasmimorpha longicaudata entomopoxvirus (DlEPV), the first reported symbiotic entomopoxvirus, occurs in the venom apparatus of D. longicaudata female wasps and is introduced into AnastrephaExpand
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Host vibration — A cue to host location by the parasite, Biosteres longicaudatus
SummaryBiosteres longicaudatus Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Bracon dae) is a solitary endoparasite of Anastrepha suspensa larvae (Diptera: Tephritidae), which live in fruit tissue. Larvae make andibleExpand
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Host-parasite hormonal interactions: An overview
Abstract Parasite interactions with their hosts appear to fall into two major categories: (1) “conformers” and (2) “regulators”. While species in both categories synchronize their life cyclesExpand
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Purification and Partial Characterization of an Entomopoxvirus (DlEPV) from a Parasitic Wasp of Tephritid Fruit Flies.
  • P. Lawrence
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of insect science
  • 28 May 2002
An insect poxvirus [entomopoxvirus (EPV)] occurs in the poison gland apparatus of female Diachasmimorpha longicaudata, a parasitic wasp of the Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa and otherExpand
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Transmission of the Diachasmimorpha longicaudata rhabdovirus (DlRhV) to wasp offspring: an ultrastructural analysis.
During oviposition, the parasitic wasp Diachasmimorpha longicaudata introduces an entomopoxvirus (DlEPV) and a rhabdovirus (DlRhV) into larvae of its tephritid fruit fly host Anastrepha suspensa.Expand
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Interference Competition and Optimal Host Selection in the Parasitic Wasp, Biosteres longicaudatus
The influence of parasitoid female Biosteres longicaudatus Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) densities on their mortality, oviposition, and superparasitization (>1 egg per host) and on progeny sexExpand
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