Coptera haywardi pupal host Toxotrypana curvicauda

(id: 106)

Originally cited and (current family): Coptera haywardi (Diapriidae) / Toxotrypana curvicauda (Tephritidae)


Key: reference lot specimen refuting
referenceSivinski, J., K. Vulinec, E. Menezes, and M. Aluja. 1998. The bionomics of Coptera haywardi (Ogloblin) (Hymenoptera: Diapriidae) and other pupal parasitoids of tephritid fruit flies (Diptera). Biological Control 11:193-202.
confidence Single parasite/parasitoid from culture.
notes "...normal emergence occurred in only one instance. In the other four cases, dissection revealed fully developed, but dead, adults that presumably had not been able to penetrate the host's relatively large and heavy puparium."
setting lab
created/modified 07/21/2005 02/20/2006