oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - The status of Wohlfahrtia euvittata Vill. (Diptera, Sarcophagidae) as a parasite of the brown locust



At times when bands of hoppers of the phase gregaria of the brown locust are prevalent in the Karroo, locust officers and farmers frequently find hoppers ,dying as a result of the attack of fly maggots. The presence of the maggots in the hoppers naturally attracts a good deal of attention, and the Department of Agriculture is often asked whether these natural enemies could not be enlisted in the fight against the locust.


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