oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - The flight activity and movement of Leucoptera meyricki Ghesq. (Lepidoptera: Lyonetiidae) and its parasites in coffee

Volume 34, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



The flight activity and movement of the leaf-miner moth Leucoptera meyricki Ghesq. and certain of its hymenopterous parasites, of which the eulophids Achrysocharis ritchiei (Ferr.), Pediolius coffeicola (Ferr.) and Cirrospilus variegatus (Masi) were the most common, were studied by means of suction traps within and around insecticide-free plots of multiple-stem Coffea arabica at Ruiru, Kenya.

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