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- Parrella, Michael P., et al. Show all 2 Author
- Entomologia experimentalis et applicata 1989 v.53 no.2 pp. 147-156
- Chrysanthemum; Diglyphus begini; Liriomyza trifolii; adults; animal organs; bites and stings; body size; eggs; females; hosts; larvae; leafminers; oviposition; ovipositor; paralysis; parasitoids; progeny; reproductive success; survival rate; wasps
- ... Diglyphus begini (Ashmead) (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) is a larval ectoparasitoid of the leafminer, Liriomyza trifolii (Burgess) (Diptera: Agromyzidae). Female wasps oviposit on larvae which are significantly larger than larvae utilized for host feeding or hosts rejected for oviposition or feeding. Host size is evaluated on a relative rather than absolute basis. Individual female reproductive succes ...