New records of natural enemies of Plutella xylostella (L.) (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) in Pernambuco, Brazil.

@article{SilvaTorres2010NewRO,
  title={New records of natural enemies of Plutella xylostella (L.) (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) in Pernambuco, Brazil.},
  author={C. S. A. Silva-Torres and Itillio V. A. F. Pontes and J. Torres and R. Barros},
  journal={Neotropical entomology},
  year={2010},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={
          835-8
        }
}
  • C. S. A. Silva-Torres, Itillio V. A. F. Pontes, +1 author R. Barros
  • Published 2010
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Neotropical entomology
  • We report the occurrence of natural enemies of Plutella xylostela (L.) in organically farmed kale in Pernambuco, Brazil. Seven natural enemies were observed parasitizing or preying on larvae and pupae of P. xylostella--three parasitoids: Cotesia plutellae Kurdjumov (Hym.: Braconidae), Conura pseudofulvovariegata (Becker) (Hym.: Chalcididae) and Tetrastichus howardi (Olliff) (Hym.: Eulophidae), and four predators: Cheiracanthium inclusum (Hentz) (Araneae: Miturgidae), Pheidole sp.Westwood (Hym… CONTINUE READING
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