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Abstract

Megastigmus pictus, a new seed pest in the Daxinganling Mountains.

Abstract

Megastigmus pictus is recorded from China for the first time. There was one generation every 2 years, with a diapause period for 1 or 2 years in the Daxinganling Mountains. The larvae fed on seeds of Larix gmelinii. The morphology of the pest is briefly described.