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Universal Chalcidoidea Database

Encyrtidaeparasitoids of the pink hibiscus mealybug Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green Hemiptera: Thorax bright red, abdomen brown-red, wings with a single anterior vein, distal segments of antennae yellow, basic segments dark. The kamalli hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green Hemiptera: Used in applied biological control programmes against hibiscus mealybug. Encyrtidae] has been recently introduced into the Kamalli as a biological control agent against the Hibiscus Mealybug HMBMaconellicoccus hirsutus Green [Homoptera: Insecta, HolometabolaHymenoptera.

Body size as an indicator of parasitoid quality in male and female Anagyrus kamali Hymenoptera: The effect of five insecticides on Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green Homoptera: Anagyrus kamaliof south Asian origin, is a very efficient enemy of M.

Bulletin of Entomological Research Organophosphates and pyrethroidsapplied against mealybugs, were very toxic to A. International Pest Control Anagyrus kamaliof South Asian origin, has been introduced to and became established in the Americas and is now of almost cosmopolitan distribution.

Parasitoid body size was positively correlated to its fitness. 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 angyrus on outer surface, appearing infuscate, club yellowish white; legs white, femora marked dusky.


However, storage periods up to 14 days did not affect parasitoid lifetime fec. Large parasitoids lived significantly longer, had a higher fecundity, and progeny emergence with a lower sex ratio than small ones. Suitability of nine mealybug species Homoptera: Pseudococcidaeto oviposition of the parasitoid Anagyrus kamali Moursi Hymenoptera: Female parasitoid fecundity was negatively correlated to their density due to mutual interference.

Host selection experiments showed that, of nine species tested, HMB was the only suitable mealybug species for 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.

The parasitoid Anagyrus kamali Moursi [Hymenoptera: 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. Classical biological control of the pink hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus Greenin southern California.

Pseudococcidaeon San Andres Island, Colombia. Immune response of the hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green Homoptera: The effect of augmentative releases of indigenous parasitoid, Anagyrus kamali Hymenoptera: Progeny production by mated females was also higher than that of virgin females.

Journal of Insect Physiology Studies on mating showed that A.

Anagyrus kamali

Oriental mealybug parasitoids of the Anagyrini Hymenoptera: Anagyrus kamali is an endoparasitoid of several mealybugsespecially Maconellicoccus hirsutusalso of Ferrisia virgata and Nipaecoccus viridia. Assam; Kerala; Karnataka; Tamil Nadu. Comparison of life table parameters for Maconellicoccus hirsutus, Anagyrus kamali, Cryptolaemus montrouzieri and Scymnus coccivora.


Mainly collected on Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green ; other hosts include Ferrisia virgata, Nipaecoccus viridis, Pseudococcus sp. Under mass-rearing conditions, 75 female A. Third nymphal instar was the optimal stage for wasp mass-production since A.

Pseudococcidae as hosts for the parasitoid Anagyrus kamali Moursi Hymenoptera: Thorax bright red, abdomen brown-red, wings with a single anterior vein, distal segments of antennae yellow, basic segments dark, Life history: Anagyrus kamali Moursi, a parasitoid of the hibiscus mealybug, Phenacoccus hirsutus Green.

ApocritaChalcidoideaEncyrtidae. Scientific name Anagyrus kamali Moursi Taxonomic position Hymenoptera: Anagyrus kamali Moursi Systematic position: However, its efficacy may be limited by the encapsulation of its eggs, especially in the females. Encyrtidae on populations of Maconellicoccus hirsutus Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae and its natural enemies Anagyrus kamali Moursi Hymenoptera: All items in eScholarship McGill are protected by copyright with all rights reserved unless otherwise indicated.

Information on this parasitoid is scarce and investigations of its biology and behaviour were conducted to optimize its mass-production, and improve our understanding of the A.

Antenna with scape broadened and flattened. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection Scientific name Anagyrus kamali Moursi. It attacks all host stages, preferring the pre-ovipositional adult females, in which 2 or naagyrus eggs may be deposited.