hyperparasite

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hyperparasite

[¦hī·pər′par·ə‚sīt]
(ecology)
An organism that is parasitic on other parasites.
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Our second objective was to assess the effect of competitive interactions between female parasitoids (i.e., different parasitoid foraging scenarios) on oviposition preference and D.
Saaksjarvi of the University of Turku, a professor in biodiversity research, said they were still studying which spiders the new parasitoid wasp prefers.
In addition, the host plants species influenced significantly the female fitness of the parasitoid expressed in term of hind tibia length and body weight.
In this regard, some control measures have already been attempted, but currently the introduction of an exotic parasitoid, native to China, is the most promising one.
Keeping the above facts there is great need to work on "Searching ability of pupal parasitoid, D.
The cumulative curve of emergences of this embryonic parasitoid on a number of 78 eggs mass is illustrated by Figure 2.
Life history parameters and biocontrol potential of the mealybug parasitoid Coccidoxenoides peregrinus (Timberlake) (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae): asexuality, fecundity and ovipositional patterns.
In northeast China, they discovered three natural enemies--tiny parasitic wasps, or "parasitoids." One of the wasps, Oobius agrili, attacks EAB eggs.