The first record of conopid flies (Diptera: Conopidae) and eulophid wasps (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) as parasitoids and hyperparasitoids associated with carpenter bees (Apidae: Xylocopinae) in Argentina

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2010
Authors:M. Lucia, Aquino, D. A., Hansson, C., Abrahamovich, A. H.
Journal:Journal of Apicultural Research and Bee World
Start Page:208
Date Published:04/2010
Keywords:Argentina, hyperparasitoids, parasitoids

This is the first record for the parasitoid association between eulophids and conopids in the carpenter bee Xylocopa augusti Lepeletier. Biological features of Physocephala Schiner are mentioned. A diagnosis for Pediobius williamsoni (Girault) is given and morphological characters are illustrated.

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