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PDF | The parasitoid, Anagyrus kamali Moursi (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), has been recently introduced into the Caribbean as a biological control agent against . Control de Calidad de Anagyrus kamali Moursi, un Enemigo Natural de la Cochinilla Rosada en México. Quality Control of Anagyrus kamali Moursi, a Natural. Brief summary. No one has contributed a brief summary to this page yet. Explore what EOL knows about Anagyrus kamali. Add a brief summary to this page.

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Studies on mating showed that A.

Encyrtid Wasp, Anagyrus kamali

Parasitoid body size was positively correlated to its fitness. Information on this parasitoid is scarce and investigations of its biology and behaviour were conducted to optimize its mass-production, and improve our understanding of the A.

Antenna with scape broadened and flattened. However, its efficacy may be limited by the encapsulation of its eggs, especially in the females.

Anagyrus kamali Moursi Systematic position: Antenna with scape black with a subapical white band, pedicel black, F1 basally dark brown to black, apically whitish, F2-F6 yellowish white with a few conspicuous dark setae on outer surface, appearing infuscate, club anagyrjs white; legs white, femora marked dusky. Head orange, dark brown on mouth margin, interantennal prominensce and ocellar area; scape white with a median black band; mesoscutum and scutellum dark brown, mesoscutum laterally orange; sides and venter of thorax orange.


Encyrtidae kamalo, parasitoids of the pink hibiscus mealybug Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green Hemiptera: Pseudococcidaeon San Andres Island, Colombia. Comparison of life table parameters for Maconellicoccus hirsutus, Anagyrus kamali, Cryptolaemus montrouzieri and Scymnus coccivora.

Pseudococcidaeto oviposition of the parasitoid Anagyrus kamali Moursi Hymenoptera: Pseudococcidae and its natural enemies Anagyrus kamali Moursi Hymenoptera: Host selection experiments showed that, of nine species tested, HMB was the only suitable mealybug species for A. Female parasitoid fecundity was negatively correlated to their density due to mutual interference.

Insecta, HolometabolaHymenoptera.

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Assam; Kerala; Karnataka; Tamil Nadu. The parasitoid Anagyrus kamali Moursi [Hymenoptera: The effect of augmentative releases of indigenous parasitoid, Anagyrus kamali Hymenoptera: Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection International Pest Control The anagyrux of five insecticides on Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green Homoptera: Anagyrus kamaliof South Asian origin, has been introduced to and became established in the Americas and is now of almost cosmopolitan distribution.

Progeny kamlai by mated females was also higher than that of virgin females. Organophosphates and pyrethroidsapplied against mealybugs, were very toxic to A. Encyrtidae on populations of Maconellicoccus hirsutus Hemiptera: Body size ahagyrus an indicator of parasitoid quality in male and female Anagyrus kamali Hymenoptera: It attacks all host stages, preferring the pre-ovipositional adult females, in which 2 or more eggs may be deposited.


Body stout and robust, head and mesosoma more or less orange, genae, mouth margin and interantennal prominence marked with dark brown; pronotum brown, anterior margin of mesoscutum and scutellum sometimes marked with brown.

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However, storage periods up to 14 days did not affect parasitoid lifetime fec. Third nymphal instar was the optimal stage for wasp mass-production since A. Journal of Insect Physiology Pseudococcidae as hosts for the parasitoid Anagyrus kamali Moursi Anaygrus Oriental mealybug parasitoids of the Anagyrini Hymenoptera: Large parasitoids lived significantly longer, had a higher fecundity, and progeny emergence with a lower sex ratio kamai small ones.

Encyrtidae] has been recently introduced into the Caribbean as a biological control agent against the Hibiscus Mealybug HMBMaconellicoccus hirsutus Green [Homoptera: Anagyrus kamaliof south Asian origin, is a very efficient enemy of M.

Used in applied biological control programmes against hibiscus mealybug.