Some new records of parasites of rice stem-borers in India

Rao, V. P. ; Basu, A. N. ; Phalak, V. R. ; Chacko, M. J. ; Dinesh Rao, H. (1968) Some new records of parasites of rice stem-borers in India Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Section B, 68 (2). pp. 91-110. ISSN 0370-0097

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The authors have recorded several parasites of paddy stem-borers in India, some of which were not known previously from this country while many others were known earlier only from other hosts. Some species of parasites recorded here are new to science. The new records mentioned include, Goniozus indicus and Perisierola sp. (Hym.: Bethylidae); Elasmus sp. and E. albopictus (Hym.: Elasmidae); Tetrastichus ayyari (Hym.: Eulophidae); ? Dicopulus sp. (Hym.: Mymaridae); Gen. nr.Habrocytus (Hym.: Pteromalidae); Trichogramma japonicum, T. sp. (notminutum), Trichogramma sp. (Hym.: Trichogrammatidae); Chelonus sp. 1, Chelonus sp. 2, Meteorus ? unicolor, Orgilus sp., Rhaconotus schoenobivorus, R. signipennis (Hym.: Braconidae); Amauromorpha accepta accepta, A. ? metathoracica, Apsilops sp., Isotima sp., sp. indet. (Phaeogenini), sp. indet. (Pimplini), Temelucha pestifer, T. sp. nr.pestifer, Temelucha sp. 1 and Temelucha sp. 2 (Hym.: Ichneumonidae); Telenomus dignus, T. rowani, T. sp. nr.rowani and T. (Aholcus) sp. (Hym.: Scelionidae) on Tryporyza incertulas; Trichospilus diatraeae (Hym.: Eulophidae), Apanteles pallipes and Tropobracon schoenobii (Hym.: Eulophidae), Apanteles pallipes and Tropobracon schoenobii (Hym.: Braconidae); Anilastus sp., sp. indet. (Campoplegini), Coccygomimus laothoë and Devorgilla sp. (Hym.: Ichneumonidae) on Sesamia inferens; Apanteles baoris, R. signipennis and T. schoenobii (Hym.: Braconidae); A. a. schoenobii, Centeterus alternecoloratus var.?, sp. indet. (Pimplinae), Pristomerus sp. and Temelucha sp. nr.basimacula (Hym.: Ichneumonidae) on Chilotraea auricilia; Apanteles flavipes and T. schoenobii (Hym.: Braconidae) on Chilotraea polychrysa and Apanteles sp. (group F) and R. schoenobivorus (Hym.: Braconidae) on Chilo suppressalis. New records of nematode parasites were:Agamermis sp. on T. incertulas, 5 new species of Hexamermis on T. incertulas and unidentified nematode species on C. auricilia, C. partellus, C. suppressalis and S. inferens.

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