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Studies of two parasites of olive scale, Parlatoria oleae (Colvée): I. A taxonomic analysis of parasitic Hymenoptera reared from Parlatoria oleae (Colvée)

Author

R. L. Doutt

Author Affiliations

R. L. Doutt was Professor of Biological Control and Entomologist in the Experiment Station, and Chairman of the Division of Biological Control, Berkeley.

Publication Information

Hilgardia 37(9):219-231. DOI:10.3733/hilg.v37n09p219. March 1966.

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Abstract

The genus Coccophagoides (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) is revised herein and two new species are described. These are Coccophagoides comperei Doutt and Coccophagoides utilis Doutt. Both C. utilis and another new species, Anthemus inconspicuus Doutt (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), are primary parasites of Parlatoria oleae (Colvée). They were collected in Pakistan and have been imported to California to control this olive pest.

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Doutt R. 1966. Studies of two parasites of olive scale, Parlatoria oleae (Colvée): I. A taxonomic analysis of parasitic Hymenoptera reared from Parlatoria oleae (Colvée). Hilgardia 37(9):219-231. DOI:10.3733/hilg.v37n09p219
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