Parasitica

Parasitica

[‚par·ə′sid·ə·kə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A group of hymenopteran insects that includes four superfamilies of the Apocrita: Ichneumonoidea, Chalcidoidea, Cynipoidea, and Proctotrupoidea; some are phytophagous, while others are parasites of other insects.
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This report of Placobdella parasitica represents a new addition to the leech fauna of Oklahoma.
However, this staple activity came to an end in the 1890s when the root disease Endathia parasitica almost wiped out the chestnut in the area.
Pseudomonas fluorescens isolated from Rainbow Trout lession inhibited growth of Saprolegnia parasitica (Hatai and Willoughby, 1988).
Catalogo de los himenopteros brasilenos de la serie parasitica incluyendo Bethyloidea: Editora da Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba.
parasitica (Dastur) Waterhouse), while in the Federal District and Goias, the pathogen has not yet been identified at the species level (JUNQUEIRA; JUNQUEIRA, 2014).
Hoya parasitica was used by the Kaviraj against pain in ears; analgesic activity of the plant has been reported [1].
parasitica Dastur) are commonly associated with root rot of citrus (Booth, 1971; Timmer &Menge, 1988).