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Encyrtidaeparasitoids of the pink hibiscus mealybug Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green Hemiptera: Mainly collected on Maconellicoccus hirsutus Anwgyrus ; other hosts include Ferrisia virgata, Nipaecoccus viridis, Pseudococcus sp.

Anagyrus kamali Moursi Systematic position: Pseudococcidaeon San Andres Island, Colombia.

Parasitoid body size was positively correlated to its fitness. Insecta, HolometabolaHymenoptera.

Anagyrus kamali

Thorax bright red, abdomen brown-red, wings with a single anterior vein, distal segments of antennae yellow, basic segments dark, Life history: Studies on mating showed that A.

International Pest Control Large parasitoids lived significantly longer, had a higher fecundity, and progeny emergence with a lower sex ratio than small ones. Body size as an indicator of parasitoid quality in male and female Anagyrus kamali Hymenoptera: Antenna with scape black with a subapical white band, pedicel black, F1 basally dark brown to black, apically whitish, F2-F6 yellowish white with a few conspicuous dark setae on outer surface, appearing infuscate, club yellowish white; legs white, femora marked dusky.


Head orange, dark brown on mouth margin, interantennal prominensce and ocellar area; scape white with a median black band; mesoscutum and scutellum dark brown, mesoscutum laterally orange; sides and venter of thorax orange. Bulletin of Entomological Research Under mass-rearing conditions, 75 female A.

Universal Chalcidoidea Database

Anagyrus kamaliof south Asian origin, is a very efficient enemy of M. Antenna with scape broadened and flattened.

Thorax bright red, abdomen brown-red, wings with a single anterior vein, distal segments of antennae yellow, basic segments dark.

The pink hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green Hemiptera: Information on this parasitoid is scarce and investigations of its biology and behaviour were conducted ansgyrus optimize its mass-production, and improve our understanding of the A. Immune response of the hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green Homoptera: Pseudococcidae as hosts for the parasitoid Anagyrus kamali Moursi Hymenoptera: Anagyrus kamali is an endoparasitoid of several mealybugsespecially Kxmali hirsutusalso of Ferrisia virgata and Nipaecoccus viridia.

However, its efficacy may be limited by the encapsulation of its eggs, especially in the females.


Biology and behaviour of the parasitoid Anagyrus kamali Moursi (Hymenoptera:Encyrtidae)

Assam; Kerala; Karnataka; Tamil Nadu. Used in applied biological control programmes against hibiscus mealybug. Encyrtidae] has been recently introduced into the Caribbean as a biological control agent against the Hibiscus Mealybug HMBMaconellicoccus hirsutus Green [Homoptera: The effect of augmentative releases of indigenous parasitoid, Anagyrus kamali Hymenoptera: Female parasitoid fecundity was negatively correlated to their density due to mutual interference.

Organophosphates and pyrethroidsapplied against mealybugs, were very toxic to A. Body stout and robust, head and mesosoma more or less orange, genae, mouth margin and interantennal prominence marked with dark brown; pronotum brown, anterior margin of mesoscutum and scutellum sometimes marked with brown.

Progeny production by anaghrus females was also higher than that of virgin females.

ApocritaChalcidoideaEncyrtidae. Encyrtidae on populations of Maconellicoccus hirsutus Hemiptera: However, storage periods up to 14 days did not affect parasitoid lifetime fec. The effect of five insecticides on Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green Homoptera: Suitability of nine mealybug species Homoptera: