Diaeretiella rapae (parasitoid)

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Diaeretiella rapae larva in opened mummy of Myzus persicae (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University
Source: IPM Images

Diaeretiella rapae (parasitoid) (McIntosh, 1855)

The wasp is an important polyphagous parasitoid of aphids which is produced commercially. Hosts are, for example, Brevicoryne brassicae, Myzus persicae or Diuraphis noxia.

Myzus persicae mummies parasitized by Diaeretiella rapae, upper left one opened to expose parasitoid (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Whitney Cranshaw, Colorado State University
Source: IPM Images

Synonyms:
Diaeretus rapae