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ISSN Print: 2349-6800 | ISSN Online: 2320-7078

Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

2016, Vol. 4, Issue 6
First record of Brachymeria excarinata Gahan, 1925 (Hymenoptera: Chalcididae) as hyperparasitoid of Cotesia plutellae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) from Pakistan

Sobia Khaliq, Muhammad Asif Aziz, Imran Bodlah, Ata-ul-Mohsin and Munir Ahmad

The parasitoid species, Brachymeria excarinata Gahan, 1925 (Hymenoptera: Chalcididae) is recorded for the first time from Rawalpindi and Islamabad, Punjab (Pakistan) as hyper-parasitoid of Cotesia plutellae. Main identification characters and measurements of taxonomically important parts supported with micrographs have been given for future identification and its possible utilization in various bio-control programs of different insect pests.
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How to cite this article:
Sobia Khaliq, Muhammad Asif Aziz, Imran Bodlah, Ata-ul-Mohsin, Munir Ahmad. First record of Brachymeria excarinata Gahan, 1925 (Hymenoptera: Chalcididae) as hyperparasitoid of Cotesia plutellae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) from Pakistan. J Entomol Zool Stud 2016;4(6):718-721.
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