Florida Entomologist (1996) 79, 455-457

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M.A. Pesquero, S. Campiolo, H.G. Fowler and S.D. Porter (1996)
Diurnal patterns of ovipositional activity in two Pseudacteon fly parasitoids (Diptera: Phoridae) of Solenopsis fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)
Florida Entomologist 79 (3), 455-457
Abstract: Two phorid parasitoids of Solenopsis fire ants in Brazil were active at different times of the day. Pseudacteon litoralis was most active in the early morning and evening while P. tricuspis was most active during the afternoon.
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Database assignments for author(s): Sanford D. Porter

Research topic(s) for pests/diseases/weeds:
biocontrol - natural enemies
Research topic(s) for beneficials or antagonists:
general biology - morphology - evolution


Pest and/or beneficial records:

Beneficial Pest/Disease/Weed Crop/Product Country Quarant.


Solenopsis saevissima Brazil (south)
Pseudacteon litoralis (parasitoid) Solenopsis saevissima Brazil (south)
Pseudacteon tricuspis (parasitoid) Solenopsis saevissima Brazil (south)
Pseudacteon wasmanni (parasitoid) Solenopsis saevissima Brazil (south)
Pseudacteon curvatus (parasitoid) Solenopsis saevissima Brazil (south)
Pseudacteon pradei (parasitoid) Solenopsis saevissima Brazil (south)
Pseudacteon obtusus (parasitoid) Solenopsis saevissima Brazil (south)
Pseudacteon solenopsidis (parasitoid) Solenopsis saevissima Brazil (south)