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Information on this parasitoid is scarce and investigations of its biology and behaviour were conducted to optimize its mass-production, and improve our understanding of the A. Pseudococcidaeto oviposition of the parasitoid Anagyrus kamali Moursi Hymenoptera: Scientific name Anagyrus kamali Moursi Taxonomic position Hymenoptera: Comparison of life table parameters for Maconellicoccus hirsutus, Anagyrus kamali, Cryptolaemus montrouzieri and Scymnus kamalk.

Classical biological control of the pink hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus anagyru Greenin southern California.

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Body stout and robust, head and mesosoma more or less orange, genae, mouth margin and interantennal prominence marked with dark brown; pronotum brown, anterior margin of mesoscutum and scutellum sometimes marked with brown. It attacks all host stages, preferring the pre-ovipositional adult females, in which 2 or more eggs may be deposited.


Anagyrus kamaliof south Asian origin, is a very efficient enemy of M. Used in applied biological control programmes against hibiscus mealybug.

Studies on mating showed that A. However, its efficacy may be limited by the encapsulation of its eggs, especially in the females.

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Parasitoid body size was positively correlated to its fitness. Insecta, HolometabolaHymenoptera. Pseudococcidae as hosts for the parasitoid Anagyrus kamali Moursi Hymenoptera: Oriental mealybug parasitoids of the Anagyrini Hymenoptera: Third nymphal instar was the optimal stage for wasp mass-production since A.

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 anagtrus venter of thorax orange.

Scientific name Anagyrus kamali Moursi.

Pseudococcidaeon San Andres Island, Colombia. Anagyrus kamali Moursi Systematic position: Thorax bright red, abdomen brown-red, wings with a single anterior vein, distal segments of antennae yellow, basic segments dark.

Anagyrus kamali

Pseudococcidae and its natural enemies Anagyrus kamali Moursi Hymenoptera: The parasitoid Anagyrus kamali Moursi [Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae] has been recently introduced into the Caribbean as a biological control agent against the Hibiscus Mealybug HMBMaconellicoccus hirsutus Green [Homoptera: Host selection experiments showed that, of nine species tested, HMB was the anagyrux suitable mealybug species for A.


Thorax bright red, abdomen brown-red, wings with a single anterior vein, distal segments of anagyfus yellow, basic segments dark, Life history: The effect of five insecticides on Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green Homoptera: Under mass-rearing conditions, 75 female A.

Progeny production by mated females was also higher than that of virgin females. The effect of augmentative releases of indigenous parasitoid, Anagyrus kamali Hymenoptera: Large parasitoids lived significantly longer, had a higher fecundity, and progeny emergence with a lower sex kamail than small ones.

Anagyrus kamali

Anagyrus kamali Moursi, a parasitoid of the hibiscus mealybug, Phenacoccus hirsutus Green. The pink hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green Hemiptera: Suitability of nine mealybug species 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.

Immune response of the hibiscus anagyrjs, Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green Homoptera: Body size as an indicator of parasitoid quality in male and female Anagyrus kamali Hymenoptera: Assam; Kerala; Karnataka; Tamil Nadu.

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