Florida Entomologist (2015) 98, 1250-1251

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Julio Medal, Andrew Santa Cruz, Kevin Williams, Suzanne Fraser, Danielle Wolaver, Trevor Smith and Bobbie Jo Davis (2015)
First record of Paratelenomus saccharalis (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) on kudzu bug Megacopta cribraria (Heteroptera: Plataspidae) in Florida
Florida Entomologist 98 (4), 1250-1251
Abstract: The egg parasitoid Paratelonomus saccharalis (Dodd) (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) is reported for the first time on the eggs of the kudzu bug Megacopta cribraria (F.) (Heteroptera: Plataspidae) in Alachua County, Florida. This egg parasitoid was previously reported only in Georgia and Alabama.
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Database assignments for author(s): Julio C. Medal

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.

Megacopta cribraria U.S.A. (SE)
Paratelenomus saccharalis (parasitoid) Megacopta cribraria U.S.A. (SE)