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PDF | The parasitoid, Anagyrus kamali Moursi (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), has been recently introduced into the Caribbean as a biological control agent against . Control de Calidad de Anagyrus kamali Moursi, un Enemigo Natural de la Cochinilla Rosada en México. Quality Control of Anagyrus kamali Moursi, a Natural. Brief summary. No one has contributed a brief summary to this page yet. Explore what EOL knows about Anagyrus kamali. Add a brief summary to this page.

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Thorax bright red, abdomen brown-red, wings with a single anterior vein, distal segments of antennae yellow, basic segments dark, Life history: Progeny production by mated females was also higher than that of virgin females. Head orange, dark brown on mouth margin, interantennal prominensce and ocellar area; scape white with a median black band; mesoscutum and scutellum dark brown, mesoscutum laterally orange; sides and venter of thorax orange. It attacks all host stages, preferring the pre-ovipositional adult females, in which 2 or more eggs may be deposited.

The effect of augmentative releases of indigenous parasitoid, Anagyrus kamali Hymenoptera: Antenna with scape broadened and flattened.

Anagyrus kamali Moursi, a parasitoid of the hibiscus mealybug, Phenacoccus hirsutus Green. Immune response of the hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus anagyus Green Homoptera: Anagyrus kamali Moursi Systematic position: Oriental mealybug parasitoids of the Anagyrini Hymenoptera: Assam; Kamalk Karnataka; Tamil Nadu.

Journal of Insect Physiology Body size as an indicator of parasitoid quality in male and female Anagyrus kamali Hymenoptera: Anagyrus kamali is an endoparasitoid of several mealybugsespecially Maconellicoccus hirsutusalso of Ferrisia virgata and Nipaecoccus viridia.


Under mass-rearing conditions, 75 female A. Pseudococcidaeto oviposition of the parasitoid Anagyrus kamali Moursi Hymenoptera: However, its efficacy may be limited by the encapsulation of its eggs, especially in the females. The effect of five insecticides on Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green Homoptera: Antenna with scape black with a subapical white band, pedicel black, F1 basally dark brown to black, apically whitish, F2-F6 yellowish white with a few conspicuous dark setae on outer surface, appearing infuscate, club yellowish white; legs white, femora marked dusky.

The pink hibiscus mealybug, Anaagyrus hirsutus Green Hemiptera: Anagyrus kamaliof South Asian origin, has been introduced to and became established in the Americas and is now of almost cosmopolitan distribution. International Pest Control Anagyru of nine mealybug species Homoptera: Used in applied biological control programmes against hibiscus mealybug. Organophosphates and pyrethroidsapplied against mealybugs, were very toxic to A.

Parasitoid body size was positively correlated to its fitness. Large parasitoids lived significantly longer, had a higher fecundity, and progeny emergence with a lower sex ratio than small ones.

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Body stout and robust, head and mesosoma more or less orange, genae, mouth margin and interantennal prominence marked with anagyfus brown; pronotum brown, anterior margin of mesoscutum and scutellum sometimes marked with brown.

Encyrtidaeparasitoids of the pink hibiscus mealybug Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green Hemiptera: Apocrita kamal, ChalcidoideaEncyrtidae. Thorax bright red, abdomen brown-red, wings with a single anterior vein, distal segments of antennae yellow, basic segments dark.

However, storage periods up to 14 days did not affect parasitoid lifetime fec.

Anagyrus kamali

Anagyrus kamali anagjrus, of south Asian origin, is a very efficient enemy of M. Insecta, HolometabolaHymenoptera. Pseudococcidae and its natural enemies Anagyrus kamali Moursi Hymenoptera: Comparison of life table parameters for Maconellicoccus hirsutus, Anagyrus kamali, Cryptolaemus montrouzieri and Scymnus coccivora.


Pseudococcidae as hosts for the parasitoid Anagyrus kamali Moursi Hymenoptera: Pseudococcidaeon San Andres Island, Colombia.

Scientific name Anagyrus kamali Moursi Taxonomic position Hymenoptera: Third nymphal instar was the optimal stage for wasp mass-production since A. Encyrtidae on populations of Maconellicoccus hirsutus Hemiptera: Information on this parasitoid is scarce and investigations of its biology and behaviour anaggyrus conducted to optimize its mass-production, and improve our understanding of the A. The parasitoid Anagyrus kamali Moursi [Hymenoptera: All items in eScholarship McGill are protected by copyright with all rights reserved unless otherwise indicated.

Encyrtidae] has been recently introduced into the Caribbean as a biological control agent against the Hibiscus Mealybug HMBMaconellicoccus hirsutus Green [Homoptera: Mainly collected on Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green ; other hosts include Ferrisia virgata, Nipaecoccus viridis, Pseudococcus sp. Host selection experiments showed that, anagyruss nine species tested, HMB was the only suitable mealybug species for A. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection Female parasitoid fecundity was negatively correlated to their density due to mutual interference.

Scientific name Anagyrus kamali Moursi. Bulletin of Entomological Research Classical biological control of the pink hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus Greenin southern California.

Studies on mating showed that A.