Complex of Primary and Secondary Parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae and Signiphoridae) of Hypogeococcus spp. Mealybugs (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in the New World

@article{Triapitsyn2018ComplexOP,
  title={Complex of Primary and Secondary Parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae and Signiphoridae) of Hypogeococcus spp. Mealybugs (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in the New World},
  author={Serguei V. Triapitsyn and Mar{\'i}a Bel{\'e}n Aguirre and Guillermo A. Logarzo and Stephen D Hight and Matthew A. Ciomperlik and Paul F. Rugman-Jones and Jose Carlos Verle Rodrigues},
  journal={Florida Entomologist},
  year={2018},
  volume={101},
  pages={411 - 434}
}
Abstract Parasitoids, both primary and secondary (hyperparasitoids), of Hypogeococcus spp. mealybugs (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) are reviewed to report results of the surveys in the New World conducted during 2009 to 2017 for prospective natural enemies of the Harrisia cactus mealybug, Hypogeococcus sp., which is devastating native cacti in Puerto Rico and threatening cacti in the adjacent Caribbean islands. Five species of Encyrtidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) are recorded as primary… Expand
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