Thangavel, S., & Ganapathy, N. 2017 Aenasius arizonensis girault (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae): A potential biocontrol agent of cotton Mealybug, henacoccus solenopsis Tinsley. Journal of Biological Control 31(4): 259-260


  • biological control
  • natural enemies
  • Notes: The parasitization potential of three parasitoids viz., a parasitoid, Aenasius arizonensis, and two predators, Cheilomenes sexmaculata and Cryptolaemus montrouzieriPhenococcus solenopsis under laboratory conditions. Among them A. arizonensis alone recorded parasitization to an extent of 40.91%.