Adelencyrtus aulacaspidis (Brèthes), Brethes

Zhang, Yan-Zhou & Shi, Zhen-Ya, 2010, The species of Adelencyrtus Ashmead and Epitetracnemus Girault (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) from China, Zootaxa 2605, pp. 1-26: 4-6

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Adelencyrtus aulacaspidis (Brèthes)
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2. Adelencyrtus aulacaspidis (Brèthes)  

( Figs 3−9 View FIGURES 3 − 9. 3 − 8 )

Prionomitus aulacaspidis Brèthes, 1914: 29   . Type status unknown (not examined), Chile. Epiencyrtoides aulacaspidis   ; Mercet, 1921: 294.

Adelencyrtus aulacaspidis   ; Mercet, 1921: 698; Ferrière, 1949: 371; Ferrière, 1953: 116; Tachikawa, 1963 b: 171; Hayat, Alam & Agarwal, 1975: 78; Trjapitzin, 1978: 307; Trjapitzin, 1989: 290 −291.

Description. Female. Body about 1.1−1.3 mm long. Body dark brown with green or blue green sheen; antennal scape and pedicel generally dark brown, funicle yellow-brown but F 5 and F 6 often paler, clava dark brown; fore wing hyaline ( Fig. 4 View FIGURES 3 − 9. 3 − 8 ); fore leg yellow except femur almost entirely and tibia dorsally dark brown ( Fig. 5 View FIGURES 3 − 9. 3 − 8 ); mid leg yellow except coxa, apical 1 / 3 of femur, and subbasal band of tibia dark brown ( Fig. 6 View FIGURES 3 − 9. 3 − 8 ); hind leg yellow except coax, femur almost entirely and subbasal band of tibia dark brown ( Fig. 7 View FIGURES 3 − 9. 3 − 8 ).

Head. Frontovertex about 1 / 4 head width; ocelli forming an angle of about 60 º − 80 º; posterior ocellus touching inner eye margin, and separated from occipital margin by about 3 × its own diameter; antenna ( Fig. 3 View FIGURES 3 − 9. 3 − 8 ) with scape slightly expanded, about 3.5 × as long as broad; F 1 −F 3 transverse, subequal in size and slightly smaller than F 4; F 5 and F 6 subquadrate; clava about as long as funicle; mandible quadridentate.

Thorax. Fore wing ( Fig. 4 View FIGURES 3 − 9. 3 − 8 ) about 2.5 × as long as broad; marginal vein about 3 × as long as broad; postmarginal vein about half as long as marginal vein; stigmal vein slightly longer than postmarginal vein.

Gaster. Ovipositor sheaths ( Fig. 8 View FIGURES 3 − 9. 3 − 8 ) slightly exserted, by about 1 / 6 gaster length.

Relative measurements. MT 42, OL 60, GL 17.

Male. Generally similar to female except for antennae and genitalia; antenna as in Fig. 9 View FIGURES 3 − 9. 3 − 8 . Hosts. Aulacaspis difficilis (Cockerell)   , Aulacaspis rosae (Bouche)   , Chionaspis salicis (Linnaeus)   , Lecanopsis nevesi (Gómez-Menor)   ; Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (Targioni-Tozzetti)   ; Quadraspidiotus macroporanus (Takagi)   ( Tachikawa 1974; Trjapitzin 1989; Noyes 2002). In China, A. aulacaspidis   is recorded as an important natural enemy of Lepidosaphes cupressi Borchsenius   in Jiangsu Province ( Xu et al. 1995).

Distribution. Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, England, France, Georgia, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Madagascar, Moldova, New Zealand, Russia, Spain, Switzerland, USA, Ukraine (see Noyes 2002).

Material examined. CHINA: Beijing, 25.iv. 1983, ex. Pseudaulacaspis pentagona   on peach, coll. D.X. Liao (6 ΨΨ, 2 ɗɗ). Fujian, Taining, 10.vi. 1988, coll. P.H. Lin (9 ΨΨ); Taining (Liangye Mt.), 16.xi. 2008, coll. F. Yuan (2 ΨΨ). Yunnan, Lijiang, 18.v. 1974, ex. Pseudaulacaspis   sp., coll. D.X. Liao (1 Ψ, 1 ɗ).

Extralimital material examined. ITALY: Superga near Torino, 16.ix. 1969, coll. Z. Bouček (det. J. S. Noyes, 1992) (1 Ψ, BMNH); ENGLAND: Isle of wight, Shanklin, vi. 1975, coll. G. Prinsloo (det. G. Prinsloo, 1975) (1 Ψ, BMNH).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Encyrtidae

Genus

Adelencyrtus

Loc

Adelencyrtus aulacaspidis (Brèthes)

Zhang, Yan-Zhou & Shi, Zhen-Ya 2010
2010
Loc

Adelencyrtus aulacaspidis

Trjapitzin 1989: 290
Trjapitzin 1978: 307
Hayat 1975: 78
Tachikawa 1963: 171
Ferriere 1953: 116
Ferriere 1949: 371
Mercet 1921: 698
1921
Loc

Prionomitus aulacaspidis Brèthes, 1914 : 29

Mercet 1921: 294
Brethes 1914: 29
1914