hyperparasite

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hyperparasite

[¦hī·pər′par·ə‚sīt]
(ecology)
An organism that is parasitic on other parasites.
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We are reporting for the first time Ufens niger (Ashmead) (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) as an egg parasitoid of the corn leafhopper.
bambawalei and several laboratories for mass-rearing the parasitoid were established across the country.
Keeping the above facts there is great need to work on "Searching ability of pupal parasitoid, D.
The objectives of this study were: 1) to identify and compare the diversity of parasitoid assemblages in an irrigated rice crop under organic management and in a nearby protected area (both located in an Environmental Protection Area [Area de Protecao Ambiental]); 2) to compare the efficiency of two kinds of parasitoid traps; and 3) to compare the temporal variation in parasitoid species at the two sites.
Life history parameters and biocontrol potential of the mealybug parasitoid Coccidoxenoides peregrinus (Timberlake) (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae): asexuality, fecundity and ovipositional patterns.
In previous studies, we found that some whitefly parasitoid species exhibited a stronger capacity for host feeding on native hosts (Zang and Liu, 2008) and that the responses of parasitoids differed significantly with the duration of starvation before being exposed to their hosts (Zang and Liu, 2009; 2010).
Navasero and his wife Marcela, who is also an entomologist in UPLB, first found the presence of the parasitoid in coconut trees in a farm in San Pablo City, Laguna province, in March.
Herbivore-damaged plants release many types of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which guide parasitoids (beneficial parasitic wasps) to their herbivore hosts.
hebetor to various host densities, individual parasitoid wasps were exposed to four host densities (treatments) (10, 20, 40, and 80 hosts per arena) at three constant temperatures (14, 26, and 35[degrees]C).