Antennal gustatory perception and behavioural responses in Trissolcus brochymenae females.

Abstract

Trissolcus brochymenae (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) is an egg parasitoid that could be used to control stink bugs like Murgantia histrionica (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae), a pest of brassicaceous crops. Before laying their eggs, parasitoid females spend considerable time examining the substrate with their antennae, which are also used during feeding and… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2015.04.013

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