Aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) and their parasitoids on ornamental trees and shrubs in Erzurum, Turkey

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Guclu S., Kavaz H., GÜÇLÜ C., Ozdemir I.

TURKIYE ENTOMOLOJI DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF ENTOMOLOGY, vol.39, no.1, pp.3-9, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier


This study was carried out to determine the aphid species and their parasitoids on trees and shrubs collected in the center of Erzurum every week between May and October during 2004 and 2005. In this study 17 aphid species (Hemiptera: Aphididae) and 8 parasitoid species (Hymenoptera: Aphidiidae) were recorded on 11 different host plants. The Aphididae, Chaitophorus nigritus Hille Ris Lambers 1966, Loniceraphis paradoxa Narzikulov 1962, Chaitophorus vitellinae vitellinae (Schrank 1801) and the Aphidiidae Aphidius aquilus Mackauer 1961, Aphidius schimitscheki (Stary, 1960), Binodoxys heraclei (Haliday, 1833), Lipolexis gracilis Foester 1862, Pauesia unilachni (Gahan, 1927) and Trioxys humuli Mackauer, 1960 are new records for the Turkish fauna. New hosts to four parasitoid species were also listed.