Syrphophagus aphidivorus (Mayr),

Hayat, Mohammad, Ahmad, Zubair & Khan, Farmanur Rehman, 2014, Encyrtidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Zootaxa 3793 (1), pp. 1-59: 52

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3793.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:4539037A-4B05-4E37-8B65-2DF0FE753BAE

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03B987C8-FFC1-FFA2-FF1A-70A4FAD755ED

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Syrphophagus aphidivorus (Mayr)
status

 

Syrphophagus aphidivorus (Mayr) 

( Figs 130–132View FIGURES 130 – 132)

Encyrtus aphidivorus Mayr, 1876: 724  , ♀, ♂. Austria.

Aphidencyrtus aphidivorus (Mayr)  : Mercet, 1921: 345 –347, ♀, ♂, redescription, figure. Syrphophagus aphidivorus (Mayr)  : Noyes & Hayat, 1984: 339, taxonomy. Trjapitzin, 1989: 196, key, hosts, distribution. Hayat, 2006: 190, 191, key, figures, Indian hosts.

Material examined. KSA: Al-Qassim: Unaizah, 30.v. 2013 (35 F [collection number]), Coll. F.R. Khan (1 ♀, on slide, EH. 1690); Al-Qassim: Buraidah, Bakeria, 15.xi. 2012 (19 F), Coll. F.R. Khan (1 ♀); Buraidah, Melida, 6.xi. 2012 (9 F), Coll. F.R. Khan (1 ♀) ( ZDAMU).

Comments. This is a well-known parasitoid of aphids ( Hemiptera  : Aphidoidea), and has been dealt with by several authors ( Mercet 1921; De Santis 1964; Hayat 2006, to cite only three references). A few figures are given here to aid in its recognition ( Figs 130–132View FIGURES 130 – 132).

Syrphophagus aphidivorus  is a widely distributed species, and is newly recorded from Saudi Arabia  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Encyrtidae

Genus

Syrphophagus

Loc

Syrphophagus aphidivorus (Mayr)

Hayat, Mohammad, Ahmad, Zubair & Khan, Farmanur Rehman 2014
2014
Loc

Aphidencyrtus aphidivorus

Hayat 2006: 190
Trjapitzin 1989: 196
Noyes 1984: 339
Mercet 1921: 345
1921
Loc

Encyrtus aphidivorus

Mayr 1876: 724