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Biological Observations on Tetrastichus giffardianus (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), a Gregarious Endoparasitoid of The Mediterranean Fruit Fly and The Oriental Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae)

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dc.contributor.author Ramadan, Mohsen M.
dc.contributor.author Wong, Tim T.Y.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-09-09T01:25:01Z
dc.date.available 2009-09-09T01:25:01Z
dc.date.issued 1990
dc.identifier.citation Ramadan MM, Wong TTY. 1990. Biological observations on Tetrastichus giffardianus (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), a gregarious endoparasitoid of the Mediterranean fruit fly and the Oriental fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). Proc Hawaiian Entomol Soc 30:59-62.
dc.identifier.issn 0073-134X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/11261
dc.description.abstract Fruits collected from peaches and loquats to estimate field parasitism of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), and the oriental fruit fly, Dacus dorsalis Hendel, showed that the gregarious endoparasitoid, Telrastichus giffardianus Silvestri (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), was abundant in the Kula area of Maui, Hawaii during June and July 1988. The combined average parasitoid progeny per puparium was 6.4 from the two host species. Parasitoid sex-ratio was independent of host size and averaged 79% females per host puparium.
dc.format.extent 4 pages
dc.publisher Hawaiian Entomological Society
dc.title Biological Observations on Tetrastichus giffardianus (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), a Gregarious Endoparasitoid of The Mediterranean Fruit Fly and The Oriental Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae)
dc.type Article
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Appears in Collections: Volume 30 – 1990 : Hawaiian Entomological Society


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