On the origin of Anagyrus callidus (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), a parasitoid of pink hibiscus mealybug Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae).

@article{Triapitsyn2019OnTO,
  title={On the origin of Anagyrus callidus (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), a parasitoid of pink hibiscus mealybug Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae).},
  author={S. Triapitsyn and Sharon A Andreason and Chrysalyn Dominguez and T. Perring},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2019},
  volume={4671 2},
  pages={
          zootaxa.4671.2.9
        }
}
  • S. Triapitsyn, Sharon A Andreason, +1 author T. Perring
  • Published 2019
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Zootaxa
  • Anagyrus callidus Triapitsyn, Andreason Perring (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), recently described from southern California, USA and Mexico, is a primary parasitoid of the pink hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae). This wasp species previously was misidentified as Anagyrus kamali Moursi, which was introduced and released as such in the United States (California and Florida) and Mexico. In this paper, the origin of A. callidus is shown to be from Taiwan… CONTINUE READING
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