For sex and more: attraction of the tephritid parasitoid Psyttalia concolor (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) to male sex pheromone of the olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae

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The braconid parasitoid Psyttalia concolor foraging for larvae of Bactrocera oleae (Diptera: Tephritidae) uses olfactory cues from the larval microhabitat. However, it could rely on the sex pheromones of adults of its host, since B. oleae mating leks usually occur on olive plants and a high number of infested fruits can be easily located in their close… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10340-014-0595-1

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@article{Benelli2014ForSA, title={For sex and more: attraction of the tephritid parasitoid Psyttalia concolor (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) to male sex pheromone of the olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae}, author={Giovanni Benelli and Adriano Carpita and Sandro Simoncini and Alfio Raspi and Angelo Canale}, journal={Journal of Pest Science}, year={2014}, volume={87}, pages={449-457} }