Hymenopterous EGG-pupal and larval-pupal parasitoids ofCeratitis capitata andAnastrepha spp. [Dip.: Tephritidae] in Costa Rica

  title={Hymenopterous EGG-pupal and larval-pupal parasitoids ofCeratitis capitata andAnastrepha spp. [Dip.: Tephritidae] in Costa Rica},
  author={Robert A. Wharton and F. E. Gilstrap and Robert Rhode and M. Fischel-m and William George Hart},
Egg-pupal and larval-pupal parasitoids were recovered from less than 10% of the 16,000 tephritid puparia collected in Costa Rica from August, 1979, through April, 1980.Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) was attacked by 2 introduced opiineBraconidae and 2 indigenous eucoilineCynipidae Anastrepha spp. were attacked by each parasitoid species attackingC. capitata and also by 5 indigenous opiineBraconidae and 1 exoticEulophidae. Toxotrypana curvicauda Gerstaecker was attacked only by an indigenous… CONTINUE READING
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