Survey of aphid species and associated parasitoids in Al-Homra, Jordan
Hazem S Hasan
Five aphid species were identified in Al-Homra region, Jordan. Those aphid species are: Aphis gossypii, Aphis craccivora, Aphis citricola, Myzus persicae, and Brachycaudus amygdalinus. In addition, four parasitoids of the Braconidae family were identified. These parasitoids are Aphidius colemani, Aphidius sp., Trioxes sp., Ephedrus persicae, and one species Pachyneuron aphidis that belongs to the Aphelinidae family and one hyperparasite belongs to the Alloxistidae family. aphids parasitoid population were found belonging to Aphidius colemani and Pachyneuron aphidis on Aphis gossypii and Myzus persicae were in large number in April.