A New Host, Sphenoptera tappesi Marseul (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), for Dolichomitus kriechbaumeri (Schulz) (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) from Turkey


Abstract: This study was conducted during April-June 2004 in Diyarbakır province. The ichneumonid parasitoid, Dolichomitus kriechbaumeri (Schulz) (syn. subglabratus), was reared from the larvae of Sphenoptera tappesi Marseul, which infests the trunks and twigs of peach and plum trees in orchards. S. tappesi is a new host for D. kriechbaumeri.

Keywords: Dolichomitus kriechbaumeri, Sphenoptera tappesi, new host, Ichneumonidae

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