Trichogrammatidae


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Trichogrammatidae

[‚trik·ə·grə′mad·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of the Hymenoptera in the superfamily Chalcidoidea whose larvae are parasitic in the eggs of other insects.
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All emerged parasitoids belong to Trichogrammatidae family; 117 were Trichogramma pretiosum Riley (1879), and 24 were Trichogramma atopovirilia Oatman & Platner (1983), corresponding to 82.
These families include Ichneumonidae (Arthur & Wylie 1959), Pteromalidae (Assem 1971), Braconidae (Tillman & Cate 1993), Aphelinidae (Opp & Luck 1986) and Eulophidae (Corrigan & Lashomb 1990); in addition to the Trichogrammatidae demonstrated by Salt (1940).
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the compatibility of the herbicide atrazine with 10 species of Trichogrammatidae during the immature stage.
A total of 10 species of Trichogrammatidae were obtained from the Insectarium of the ICA/UFMG, with 9 in the genus Trichogramma--T.
seven other parasitoid species belonging to the families trichogrammatidae, tachinidae, Braconidae, and ichneumonidae were collected at 18 (19%) sites (table 1).
parasitoid species Host stage Family attacked Apanteles opuntiarum Martinez & Berta braconidae larva Trichogramma pretiosum Riley trichogrammatidae egg Pseudochaeta sp.
species of Trichogrammatidae, Ichneumonidae and Braconidae.
The relative abundance of Trichogrammatidae species was greatest in Tr2, where it was 28.
Parasitoids of the family Trichogrammatidae can suppress populations of agricultural and forest pests, and reduce the excessive use of insecticides (Soares et al.
maidis are parasitized mainly by Mymaridae and Trichogrammatidae wasps (Moya-Raygoza et al.