Diaeretiella rapae (MacIntosh) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) is frequently reported to be an important biological suppressant, but in rapidly maturing crops such. While the aphid Lipaphis pseudobrassicae (Davis) (Hemip.: Aphididae: Macrosiphini) is considered one of the preferred hosts of Diaeretiella rapae ( McIntosh). PDF | Different life-table statistics of the aphid parasitoid, Diaeretiella rapae ( McIntosh) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) were estimated on its host, the mustard aphid.

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Diaeretiella rapae Diaeretiella rapae larva exposed in its aphid host Scientific classification Kingdom: Volume 23, Issue 2, June Rashmi Kant, Maria A. It is primarily attracted to cruciferous plant odours Vaughn et al. Diaeretiella rapaeemerging from parasitized D. Parasitoid Diaeretiella rapae Hymenoptera: Notaular lines present on anterior, perpendicular part of mesoscutum.

Diaeretiella rapae

The second instar larvae were creamy white and curved slightly, lacked mandibles, salivary gland and were hymenopteriform. This page was last edited on 12 Novemberat Volume 27, Issue 1, March Volume 25, Issue 2, June The parasitoid has been introduced into North America in order to control D.


Volume 30, Issue 1, March Volume 27, Issue 2, June Israel Journal of Entomology Diaeretiella rapae is mm in length, its size depending on the size of its host, being diaeeretiella in larger hosts.

Diaeretiella rapae M’Intosh Other host aphids include Aphis craccivoraAphis fabaeAphis gossypiiAphis nasturtiiAphis pomiAphis rumicisBrachycolus asparagiBrachycaudus helichrysiBrachycaudus rumexicolensCapitophonisDactynotus sp. Aphelinidae and Braconidae released for biological control of Diuraphis noxia Homoptera: Email the author Login required.

You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. The average total larval duration of D. This study investigated the parasitism and sex allocation strategies of the parasitic wasp Diaeretiella rapae McIntosh at a range of host Brevicoryne brassicae L. Volume 4, Issue 1, It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

For Permissions, please email: Average incubation period was 1. Sign In Forgot password? Is the parasitization rate of Diaeretiella rapae influenced when Brevicoryne brassicae feeds on brassica plants? Diaeretiella rapae is a cosmopolitan solitary endoparasitoid of many aphidsand has several biotypes in different parts of the world. Diaeretiella rapae McIntosh Taxonomic placing: Purchase Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.


The results suggest that D. Symphyta and Apocrita Parasitica.

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Citing articles via Web of Science 1. Email alerts New issue alert. Email this article Login required. Abstract The biological parameters of Diaeretiella rapae and influence of the host age on the life cycle of the D.

Food specificity in the Aphidiidae Hymenoptera. Adult female measured 2. How to cite item. Volume 28, Issue 1, March Volume 23, Issue 3, September rapar In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

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Volume 22, Issue 1, June, Volume 30, Issue 3, September Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. The life cycle parameters of parasitoid varied with the age of host insect.

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