Biology, ecology and systematics of Australian scelio : wasp parasitoids of locust and grasshopper eggs

  title={Biology, ecology and systematics of Australian scelio : wasp parasitoids of locust and grasshopper eggs},
  author={P. Dangerfield and A. Austin and G. Baker},
Parasitic wasps of the genus Scelio play an important role in the regulation of orthopteran populations and are implicated in suppressing numbers of numerous pest locusts and grasshoppers. This landmark volume provides a full taxonomic treatment of the sixty species of Scelio found on the Australian continent and reviews in detail the biology and ecology and host relationships of Scelio on a worldwide basis. Taking an international perspective, the text outlines our current knowledge on topics… Expand
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