Effects of parasitization of Trichoplusia ni by Chelonus sp.

A. Buhler, T. N. Hanzlik, B. D. Hammock

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Abstract

Parasitization of Trichoplusia ni (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) by Chelonus sp. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), an egg-larval parasitoid, leads to precocious cocoon spinning of the host in the 4th (penultimate) stadium followed by parasitoid emergence from the prepupa. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)383-394
Number of pages12
JournalPhysiological Entomology
Volume10
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1985

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Buhler, A., Hanzlik, T. N., & Hammock, B. D. (1985). Effects of parasitization of Trichoplusia ni by Chelonus sp. Physiological Entomology, 10(4), 383-394.