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Abstract

Fragment agricultural pests of some parasitoids collected in southern Goiás and southern Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Abstract

This paper reports the occurrence of different parasitoids of some insect pests in southern Goiás and southern Minas Gerais, Brazil. The egg parasitoids obtained from Leptoglossus zonatus (Hemiptera: Coreidae) were 5 specimens of Anastatus sp. (Hymenoptera: Eupelmidae), 2 specimens of Brasema sp. (Hymenoptera: Eupelmidae), 41 specimens of Gryon gallardoi (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) and 6 specimens of Trissolcus sp. (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae). The parasitoids obtained from Zaprionus indianus (Diptera: Drosophilidae) were 3 specimens of Leptopilina boulardi (Hymenoptera: Figitidae) and 285 specimens of Pachycrepoideus vindemmiae (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae). The parasitoids of Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) comprised 21 specimens of Bracon sp. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), one specimen of Earinus sp. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and 13 specimens of Conura sp. (Hymenoptera: Chalcididae). In Lonomia sp., the parasitoids collected were 4 specimens of Anastatus sp. (Hymenoptera: Eupelmidae) and 3 specimens of Aprostocetus sp. (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae).