Chirinos, D.T., & Kondo, T. 2019 Description and Biological Studies of a New Species of Metaphycus Mercet, 1917 (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), A Parasitoid of Capulinia linarosae Kondo & Gullan. International Journal of Insect Science 11: 1-9


  • natural enemies
  • Notes: A species of Metaphycus (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) is the only known primary parasitoid associated with Capulinia linarosae. The parasitoid is herein described as M. marensis Chirinos & Kondo, based on morphological characteristics of the adult female and male

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