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Abstract

Record of hyperparasitoids on exotic parasitoid Leptomastix dactylopii How. parasitizing citrus mealybug Planococcus citri (Risso) in India.

Abstract

In studies carried out in Bangalore, India, 4 hyperparasitoids of Leptomastix dactylopii, which parasitizes Planococcus citri, a pest of Citrus, were recorded. The hyperparasitoids were Promuscidea unfasciativentris, Marietta leopardina, Prochiloneurus indicus and Aprostocetus purpureus.