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Baeoentedon balios (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae): a parasitoid of ficus whitefly, Singhiella simplex (Singh) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), new to the United States

Author:
Lahey, Zachary J., Polaszek, Andrew
Source:
International journal of pest management 2017 v.63 no.4 pp. 349-351
ISSN:
1366-5863
Subject:
Aleyrodidae, Eulophidae, parasitoids, rearing, Florida
Abstract:
A new host and distribution record is provided for the whitefly parasitoid Baeoentedon balios Wang, Huang, & Polaszek (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae). Specimens were reared from ficus whitefly, Singhiella simplex (Singh) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), in St. Petersburg, FL, USA, representing the second confirmed host for B. balios , as well as the first record of Baeoentedon Girault from the Western Hemisphere.
Agid:
5797824