Microterys annulatus (Erdös, 1957),

Jerinić-Prodanović, Dušanka, Mihajlović, Ljubodrag & Stojanović, Aleksandar, 2019, Parasitoids of jumping plant-lice (Psylloidea, Hemiptera) from the family Encyrtidae (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea) in Serbia, Zootaxa 4577 (1), pp. 29-50: 35

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Microterys annulatus (Erdös, 1957)


Microterys annulatus (Erdös, 1957) 

( Figs. 18–21View FIGURES 18–27)

Material examined. Trioza remota Foerster  sa Quercus robur, Beograd—Tempo  , 25.ix.2010. ex pupa 1 ♀.

Trophic status. Parasitoid of nymphs of jumping plant-lice and scales (Noyes 2017).

Hosts. Psylloidea, Pseudococcidae  , Eriococcidae  , Aclerdidae (Noyes 2017)  .

Distribution. Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Sweden, Turkey, England (Noyes 2017).

Diagnosis. S cape completely black and very broad, pedicel black, funicle segments 1, 2 and 6 black, 3–5 funicle yellow, clava black (the antenna is very characteristic and based on it, it is easy to recognize this species in comparison to other psyllid parasitoids). Wings transparent without infuscation. Pro- and meso- femur and pro- and meso- tibia yellowish white, metafemur and metatibia darkened on the base. The specimen matches the description published by Trjapitzin (1978, 1989) and Noyes & Hanson (1996).

Comments. New record for Serbia.

Here, Microterys annulatus  is recorded in association with Trioza remota  for the first time ( Table 2).