First report of Eurytoma plotnikovi Nik. (Hymenoptera, Eurytomidae), a seed parasite of pistachio, in Sicily (Italy)

  • Santi Longo | longosan@unict.it Dipartimento di Gestione dei Sistemi Agroalimentari e Ambientali, Sezione Entomologia Agraria, Università degli Studi di Catania, Italy.
  • Pompeo Suma Dipartimento di Gestione dei Sistemi Agroalimentari e Ambientali, Sezione Entomologia Agraria, Università degli Studi di Catania, Italy.

Abstract

The pistachio seed wasp, Eurytoma plotnikovi Nik.(Hymenoptera, E urytomidae), is a new pest recently arrived in pistachio orchards in central-western Sicily (Italy). Information on the damaging effects of this seed wasp in the affected areas is provided.

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2011-09-19
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Keywords:
pistachio seed wasp, new record, Megastigmus pistaciae.
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Longo, S., & Suma, P. (2011). First report of Eurytoma plotnikovi Nik. (Hymenoptera, Eurytomidae), a seed parasite of pistachio, in Sicily (Italy). Journal of Entomological and Acarological Research, 43(3), 333-336. https://doi.org/10.4081/jear.2011.333

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