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Eurytoma

Summary

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  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Eurytoma
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta

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Adult female (museum set specimen).
TitleAdult
CaptionAdult female (museum set specimen).
Copyright©Georg Goergen/IITA Insect Museum, Cotonou, Benin
Adult female (museum set specimen).
AdultAdult female (museum set specimen).©Georg Goergen/IITA Insect Museum, Cotonou, Benin
Eurytoma amygdali (almond fruit wasp); natural enemy and pest. A female wasp withdraws its ovipositor from an almond. (photographed under controlled conditions). March 2008.
TitleAdult
CaptionEurytoma amygdali (almond fruit wasp); natural enemy and pest. A female wasp withdraws its ovipositor from an almond. (photographed under controlled conditions). March 2008.
Copyright©H. Dumas/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Eurytoma amygdali (almond fruit wasp); natural enemy and pest. A female wasp withdraws its ovipositor from an almond. (photographed under controlled conditions). March 2008.
AdultEurytoma amygdali (almond fruit wasp); natural enemy and pest. A female wasp withdraws its ovipositor from an almond. (photographed under controlled conditions). March 2008.©H. Dumas/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Eurytoma amygdali (almond fruit wasp); male and female mating.
TitleMale and female
CaptionEurytoma amygdali (almond fruit wasp); male and female mating.
Copyright©H. Dumas/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Eurytoma amygdali (almond fruit wasp); male and female mating.
Male and femaleEurytoma amygdali (almond fruit wasp); male and female mating.©H. Dumas/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0
Eurytoma amygdali (almond fruit wasp); larva inside an almond. August 2007.
TitleLarva
CaptionEurytoma amygdali (almond fruit wasp); larva inside an almond. August 2007.
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Eurytoma amygdali (almond fruit wasp); larva inside an almond. August 2007.
LarvaEurytoma amygdali (almond fruit wasp); larva inside an almond. August 2007.©H. Dumas/via wikipedia - CC BY-SA 3.0

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Eurytoma Illiger, 1807

Other Scientific Names

  • Ahtola Claridge, 1961
  • Bephratella Girault, 1913
  • Decatoma Spinola, 1811
  • Desantisca Burks, 1971
  • Evoxysoma Ashmead, 1888
  • Ipideurytoma Boucek & Novicky, 1954
  • Sericops Kriechbaumer, 1894
  • Xanthosoma Ashmead, 1888

Local Common Names

  • Finland: aekaemaepistiaeiskiilukaiset
  • Turkey: ic kurdu

EPPO code

  • EURTSP (Eurytoma sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hymenoptera
  •                         Family: Eurytomidae
  •                             Genus: Eurytoma

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

KenyaPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)

Asia

IndonesiaPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
-JavaPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
TaiwanPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)

Europe

FinlandPresentCABI (Undated)

North America

United StatesPresentGreathead (Undated)

Oceania

AustraliaPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Acacia decurrensSeeds
Aciurina bigeloviaeLarvae/Pupae
ApantelesLarvae
Artona catoxanthaLarvae/Pupae
Asparagus asparagoidesSeedsKleinjan and Edwards, 2006
Asphondylia sesamiLarvae/Pupae
Bactrocera oleaeLarvae/Pupae
Campoletis flavicinctaLarvae/Pupae
Caragana korshinskiiSeeds
Cotesia glomeratusLarvae/Pupae
Cotesia plutellaeLarvae
Cydia pomonellaPupae
Dendroctonus frontalisLarvae/Pupae
Diplolepis spinosa
Earias vittellaLarvae/Pupae
Giraudiella inclusaLarvae/Pupae
Glyptapanteles artonaeLarvae/Pupae
Helicoverpa armigeraLarvae/Pupae
Hylesinus variusLarvae
Hyposoter ebeninusLarvae/Pupae
Ips acuminatusLarvae/Pupae
Ips typographusLarvae/Pupae
Itoplectis maculatorLarvae/Pupae
Janus compressusLarvae
Lasioptera rubiLarvae/Pupae
Macrocentrus thoracicusLarvae/Pupae
Maliarpha separatellaLarvae/Pupae
Mayetiola destructorLarvae/Pupae
Megastigmus pistaciaeLarvae/Pupae
Melanagromyza dolichostigmaPupae
Melanagromyza hibisciLarvae/Pupae
Melanagromyza obtusaLarvae/Pupae
Melanagromyza sojaeLarvae/Pupae
MicrogasterLarvae/Pupae
OnobrychisSeeds
Onobrychis viciifoliaSeeds
Ophiomyia centrosematisLarvae
Ophiomyia phaseoliLarvae
Orseolia oryzivoraLarvae/Pupae
Oxyna parietinaLarvae/Pupae
Parlatoria proteusLarvae
Pelopidas mathias
Phalaenoides glycinaeLarvae
Pinus banksianaStems
Pinus hartwegiiStems
Procecidochares utilisLarvae/Pupae
Prunus padusSeeds
RhusSeeds
Saissetia oleaeNymphs
Scolytus rugulosusLarvae/Pupae
Sesbania sesbanSeeds
Stenobracon nicevilleiLarvae/Pupae
Striga hermonthicaStems
Tetramesa brevicollisLarvae/Pupae
Tetramesa eximiaLarvae/Pupae
TriticumStems
Uraba lugensPupaeAustin and Allen, 1989
VitisSeeds

References

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Abu-Bakar M, 1992. Cordia curassavica: successful biological control of a noxious weed in Malaysia. MAPPS Newsletter, 16(2):12-13

Bugbee R, 1961. A new species of the genus Eurytoma (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae) phytophagous in the buds of jack pine (Pinus banksiana). Canadian Entomologist, 93(1):33-34.

Bugbee R, 1962. Two new phytophagous species and one new parasitic species of the genus Eurytoma (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae). Journal Kansas Entomological Society, 35(4):345-348.

Bugbee R, 1967. Revision of chalcid wasps of genus Eurytoma in America north of Mexico. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 118:433-552.

Delrio G; Cavalloro R, 1977. Findings on the life-cycle and on the population dynamics of Dacus oleae Gmelin in Liguria. Redia, 60:221-253

Delvare G, 1988. Revision of the Eurytoma (Hym.: Eurytomidae) of West Africa described by Risbec. Annales de la Societe Entomologique de France, 24(2):117-149

DiGiulio J, 1997. Eurytomidae. In: Gibson G, Huber J, Woolley J, eds. Annotated Keys to the Genera of Nearctic Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera). Ottawa, Canada: NRC Research Press.

Dix ME; Franklin RT, 1978. Field biology of three hymenopterous parasitoids of the southern pine beetle. Journal of the Georgia Entomological Society, 13(1):71-80

Greathead DJ; Greathead AH, 1992. Biological control of insect pests by insect parasitoids and predators: the BIOCAT database. Biocontrol News and Information, 13(4):61N-68N.

Herting B; Simmonds FJ, 1972. A catalogue of parasites and predators of Terrestrial Arthropods. Section A, Host or prey/enemy. Homoptera. Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Illiger K, 1807. Vergleichung der Gattungen der Hauflügler Piezata Fabr. Hymenoptera Linn. Jur. Magazin für Insektenkunde, 6:189-999.

McDaniel B; Boe A, 1991. Life history studies, host records, and morphological description of genitalia of Eurytoma tylodermatis Ashm. (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae) from South Dakota. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 93(1):96-100

Meinke LJ; Slosser JE, 1981. Boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis grandis) parasite surveys in the rolling plains of Texas, USA. Journal of Economic Entomology, 74(5):506-509

Meinke LJ; Slosser JE, 1982. Fall mortality of the boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis grandis) in fallen cotton squares, with emphasis on parasite-induced mortality. Environmental Entomology, 11(2):318-323

Narendran TC, 1994. Torymidae and Eurytomidae of Indian subcontinent (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea). Torymidae and Eurytomidae of Indian subcontinent (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea)., 500 pp.; 13 pp. of ref.

Noyes J, 1998. Catalogue of the Chalcidoidea of the World. Biodiversity Catalogue Database and Image Library CD-ROM Series. Expert Center for Taxonomic Identification, University of Amsterdam; UNESCO-Publishing, Paris, France; The Natural History Museum, London, UK.

Pettersen H, 1976. Chalcid-flies (Hym., Chalcidoidea) reared from Ips typographus L. and Pityogenes chalcographus L. at some Norwegian localities. Norwegian Journal of Entomology, 23(1):47-50

Pittara IS; Katsoyannos BI, 1985. Male attraction to virgin females in the almond seed wasp, Eurytoma amygdali Enderlein (Hymenoptera, Eurytomidae). Entomologia Hellenica, 3(2):43-46

Ranaldi F; Santoni M, 1987. The parasitoids of the olive fly Dacus oleae (Gmel). Informatore Fitopatologico, 37(11):15-18.

Sain M; Kalode MB, 1992. Seasonal dynamics of gall midge (Orseolia oryzae Wood-Mason) and its parasites in rice at Rajendranagar, Hyderabad, India. Indian Journal of Plant Protection, 20(2):223-225

Santis L de, 1980. Catalogo de los Himenopteros Brasilenos de la serie Parasitica incluyendo Bethyloidea. Curitiba, Brazil: Editora da Universidade Federal do Parana.

Thompson WR, 1955. A Catalogue of the Parasites and Predators of Insect Pests. Section 2. Host Parasite Catalogue, Part 3. Hosts of the Hymenoptera (Calliceratid to Evaniid). Wallingford, UK: CAB International, 191-332.

Yang Z, 1996. Parasitic Wasps on Bark Beetles in China. Beijing, China: Science Press.

Yano S; Koyama M, 1918. On the wasps parasitizing the seeds of coniferous trees. Report of the Forest Experiment, Forest Bureau, Tokyo, Japan, 17:39-58.

Zerova MD, 1995. The parasitic Hymenoptera - subfamilies Eurytominae and Eudecatominae (Chalcidoidea, Eurytomidae) of Palaearctics. National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Kiev, Ukraine: Izdatel'stvo Naukova Dumka (in Russian).

Zerova MD; Fursov VN, 1991. The Palaearctic species of Eurytoma (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae) developing in stone fruits (Rosaceae: Prunoideae). Bulletin of Entomological Research, 81(2):209-219

Zerova MD; Kotenko AG; Seregina LYa, 1983. Characteristics of the morphology, development and biology of the pre-adult stages of two species of the genus Eurytoma Ill (Hymenoptera, Eurytomidae) secondary parasites of Lepidoptera. Doklady Akademii Nauk Ukrainskoi SSR, B, No. 10:74-78

Distribution References

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Greathead D J, Greathead A H, 1992. Biological control of insect pests by insect parasitoids and predators: the BIOCAT database. Biocontrol News and Information. 13 (4), 61N-68N.

Greathead DJ, Undated. BIOCAT Database (unpublished)., Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

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