First report of Tequus schrottkyi (Konow) (Hymenoptera: Pergidae) in Uruguay, and information about its host plant and biology

@article{Altesor2016FirstRO,
  title={First report of Tequus schrottkyi (Konow) (Hymenoptera: Pergidae) in Uruguay, and information about its host plant and biology},
  author={Paula Altesor and Andr{\'e}s Gonz{\'a}lez and Stefan Schmidt},
  journal={Biodiversity Data Journal},
  year={2016}
}
Abstract Background The sawfly family Pergidae is best represented in South America, and it is the third largest family in the suborder Symphyta. Tequus is a Neotropical genus that has been reported in association with host plants of the genus Solanum (Solanaceae), with little information about the life history of its members. Tequus schrottkyi (Konow, 1906) was described from Paraguay, without any information about its biology and host plant. New information We report the first record of T… 
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Preference–performance in a specialist sawfly on congeneric host plants
TLDR
This study explored the preference–performance linkage in a monophagous sawfly, Tequus schrottkyi (Konow) (Hymenoptera: Pergidae), which feeds as larva on the wild potato Solanum commersonii Dunal (Solanaceae), and the nutritional quality of the plants was assessed, resulting in more larvae completing their development to the adult stage.

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