Analysis of multiparasitism by Eupelmus vuilleti (Craw) (Eupelmidae) and Dinarmus basalis (Rond) (Pteromalidae) in the presence of one of their common hosts, Bruchidius atrolineatus (Pic) (Coleoptera Bruchidae)

@article{Leveque1993AnalysisOM,
  title={Analysis of multiparasitism by Eupelmus vuilleti (Craw) (Eupelmidae) and Dinarmus basalis (Rond) (Pteromalidae) in the presence of one of their common hosts, Bruchidius atrolineatus (Pic) (Coleoptera Bruchidae)},
  author={Laurent Leveque and J C Monge and Danielle Rojas-Rousse and Franz Van Alebeek and Jacques Huignard},
  journal={Oecologia},
  year={1993},
  volume={94},
  pages={272-277}
}
Bruchidius atrolineatus (Pic) is a tropical beetle (Coleoptera Bruchidae) that develops during the larval and pupal stages in the seeds of a legume Vigna unguiculata (Walp). Two species of Hymenoptera, Dinarmus basalis (Rond) and Eupelmus vuilleti (Craw), solitary ectoparasitoids of the larvae and pupae of B. atrolineatus, were introduced successively in the presence of their hosts, varying the interval between the two introductions. When D. basalis females were introduced 24 h, 3 days or 7… CONTINUE READING