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Lokeshwari D, Krishna Kumar N K, Rakhshani E. Parasitoids (Hymenoptera, Braconidae, Aphidiinae) of Aphis gossypii (Hemi., Aphididae) in Bengaluru, India. J. Insect Biodivers. Syst 2015; 1 (2) :155-163
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1- Senior Research FellowIndian Institute of Horticultural Research,Bangalore-560089India
2- Division of Horticultural Science, Indian Council of Agriculture Research, Krishi Anusandhan Bhawan-II,New Delhi–110 012, India.
3- Department of Plant Protection,College of Agriculture,University of Zabol, Zabol, Iran
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A survey was conducted in fields of cucumber and watermelon in Bengaluru, India during April 2014 for dertermination of the common parasitoids (Hym.,Braconidae, Aphidiinae) attacking melon aphid, Aphis gossypii Glover (Hemi., Aphididae). Three species of Aphidiinae, including Aphidius platensis Brethes, 1913; Binodoxy sacalephae (Marshall, 1896) and Lipolexis oregmae(Gahan, 1931) were collected and identified, from which Aphidius platensis is newly recorded from India. The early evidence of Aphidius colemani in India can also be contributed to A. platensis. Diagnostic characters of three species with closely related species are briefly discussed.
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Article Type: Research article | Subject: Systematics/Coleoptera
Received: 2016/03/13 | Accepted: 2015/12/1 | Published: 2016/06/6

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