Anagyrus (genus - parasitoids)

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Anagyrus kamali (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Jeffrey W. Lotz, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
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Anagyrus Howard, 1896

This genus contains more than 200 species of endoparasitoids (typically solitary and koinobiont) which are found in tropical and subtropical parts of America, Africa, Asia and Australia. The members of the genus parasitize different species of mealybugs and some are commercially available for biological control programs.

Several important genera of parasitoids are closely related to Anagyrus, see for example the genus Apoanagyrus.


Currently, the following species have been entered into the system: