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Abstract

New distribution and host records of chalcidoid parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) of scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) in EspĂ­rito Santo, Brazil.

Abstract

Three species of chalcidoid parasitoids of scale insects are recorded for the first time in Brazil: Adelencyrtus moderatus, Homalopoda sp., and Diglyphomorpha sp.; and new parasitoid-host associations are recorded between the chalcidoids Encarsia lounsburyi with Hemiberlesia palmae, Encarsia lounsburyi with Melanaspis smilacis, and Diglyphomorpha sp. with Dysmicoccus brevipes.