Establishment in the United States of Anaphes flavipes 1 an Egg Parasite of the Cereal Leaf Beetle2,3
Authors: MALTBY, H. L.; STEHR, FREDRICK W.; ANDERSON, ROBERT C.; MOOREHEAD, GARY E.; BARTON, LARRY C.; PASCHKE, J. D.
Source: Journal of Economic Entomology, Volume 64, Number 3, June 1971 , pp. 693-697(5)
Publisher: Entomological Society of America
Abstract:Evidence of establishment in Michigan and Indiana of the European mymarid. Anaphes flavipes (Foerster). an egg parasile of Oulema melanopus (L.), is presented. A. flavipes was first l'e1cascd in small numbers in the United States in the spring of 1966. Larger releases were made in 1967 and 1968. No evidence of establishment was obtained until the spring of 1968, when recoveries were made in 4 Michigan counties and I county in Indiana. Release and recovery techniques and dispersal of the parasite are discussed.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 1971-06-01
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