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2014, Vol. 2, Issue 6
Taxonomic studies of five redescribed species of Eulophid parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae: Eulophinae) collected from Uttarakhand

Sweta Rawat, M.A. Khan and Meena Agnihotri

Eulophidae is a large family of the superfamily Chalcidoidea and comprises promising biocontrol agents for the control of insect pests causing harm to agricultural ecosystem. The present study has been done to provide the account and occurrence of 4 genera belonging to subfamily Eulophinae (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) and Entedoninae (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) viz., Diglyphus Walker, Euplectrus Westwood, Dicladocerus Westwood of Eulophinae subfamily and Pediobius Walker of Entedoninae subfamily comprising of 3 species of Eulophinae viz., Diglyphus horticola Khan, Euplectrus bristilis Khan, Dicladocerus viggianii Khan and 2 species of Entedoninae viz., Pediobius antennalis Khanand Pediobius scutilaris Khan collected from Pantnagar, Uttarakhand (India).
Diglyphus horticola Khan female 1. Antenna; 2. Head in frontal view; 3. Thorax; 4. Fore wing; 5. Hind wing; 6. ovipositor; 7. Legs (Fore leg, Mid leg and Hind leg).
Fig. 1: Diglyphus horticola Khan female 1. Antenna; 2. Head in frontal view; 3. Thorax; 4. Fore wing; 5. Hind wing; 6. ovipositor; 7. Legs (Fore leg, Mid leg and Hind leg).
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Sweta Rawat, M.A. Khan, Meena Agnihotri. Taxonomic studies of five redescribed species of Eulophid parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae: Eulophinae) collected from Uttarakhand. J Entomol Zool Stud 2014;2(6):165-171.
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