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29
Jul

Description of Amauromorpha accepta metathoracica

Economic importance: Larval parasitoid. Hosts: Yellow and white stem borer larvae. Description 1. This larval parasitoid is a medium-sized ichneumon, red and black. Its abdominal segment I is black and reddish apico-laterally, whereas abdominal segments II to III are entirely black. Abdominal segment VII has a white apico-median transverse band. The front margin of the front wing is solid. 2. Two cross veins or recurrent veins in the front wings and an elongated median cell reaching the b
29
Jul

Amauromorpha accepta metathoracica (Ashmead)

Class: Insecta Order: Hymenoptera Family: Ichneumonidae Genus : Amauromorpha Species : accepta Common Name : Ichneumon
29
Jul

Description of Tetrastichus schoenobii Ferriere

Economic importance: Parasitoid. Hosts: Stem borer eggs and pupae. Description 1. Tetrastichus schoenobii is a metallic blue-green or shining green with bluish luster insect. It has an 8-segmented brown antenna except for the yellow scape. 2. The hairs clothing the wings are not in rows. The thorax is smooth and shining and the abdomen is elongated and pointed. 3. The legs are yellow except for the greenish coxae I and III. The tarsi are 4-segmented in all the legs. Biology and ecology
29
Jul

Tetrastichus schoenobii Ferriere

Class: Insecta Order: Hymenoptera Family: Eulophidae Genus : Tetrastichus Species : schoenobii Common Name : Eulophid wasp
29
Jul

Description of Copidosomopsis nacoleiae

Economic importance: Parasitoid. Hosts: Leaffolder eggs. Description 1. Copidosomopsis is a gray to black small wasp. It has 8 antennal segments. The middle legs are enlarged and are used for jumping. 2. The basal one-third of the front wing has few hairs; however, the wings are covered entirely with short hairs. The legs have 4-segmented tarsi. Biology and ecology 1. The female parasitoid lays eggs inside leaffolder eggs. A single host egg can house numerous parasitoids and they pupate
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