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New records of Paracrias Ashmead (Hymenoptera, Eulophidae) as parasitoids on weevil larvae (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) in Brazil, with the description of a new species

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Author(s):
Palmieri, Luciano [1] ; Farache, Fernando H. A. [1] ; Pereira, Rodrigo A. S. [1] ; Hansson, Christer [2]
Total Authors: 4
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Dept Biol, FFCLRP, BR-14040901 Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Nat Hist Museum, London SW7 5BD - England
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: IHERINGIA SERIE ZOOLOGIA; v. 103, n. 3, p. 313-317, SEP 30 2013.
Web of Science Citations: 1
Abstract

Paracrias strii Schauff, 1985 and P. ceratophaga Palmieri \& Hansson sp. nov. are first record in Brazil and both are associated with Ceratopus Schoenherr larvae (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) reared from syconia of two species of fig-trees. Both Paracrias species are diagnosed and illustrated. Males of P. ceratophaga sp. nov. are described. The association of Paracrias with weevil larvae is briefly discussed. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 04/10299-4 - Effects of the forest fragmentation in the State of São Paulo and other regions of the South and Southeast of the country in the functioning of populations of fig trees and in the fig-wasp mutualism of figs
Grantee:Rodrigo Augusto Santinelo Pereira
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Young Investigators Grants