oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - New and little known African species of Coccophagus Westwood (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae)
|Article Title||New and little known African species of Coccophagus Westwood (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae)|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Journal||Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Plant Protection Research Institute, Pretoria.|
|Publication Date||Sep 1970|
|Pages||227 - 237|
|Keyword(s)||Coccophagus Westwood (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae)|
Four new species of Coccophagus Westwood are descriptionbed from South African material which was reared from soft scale insects (Homoptera: Coccidae) collected on native plants. C. nigropleurum Girault is briefly redescriptionbed 'and figured, and is recorded as a frequent parasite of lac-insects in South Africa. A second specimen of C. amblydon Compere was traced and is here annotated and figured.
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