Melittobia acasta and M. australica are newly recorded from Sicily, Italy, and the second species is reported in Europe for the first time. A short historical background about Melittobia parasitoid wasps, their hosts, and distribution, with emphasis in those two species is presented together with illustrations to facilitate their identification. Brief discussion about the presence and possible distribution of the species in Sicily is also included.

Cusumano, A., Gonzalez, J.M., Colazza, S., & Vinson, S.B. (2012). First report of Melittobia australica Girault in Europe and new record of M. acasta (Walker) for Italy. ZOOKEYS, 181(181), 45-51 [10.3897/zookeys.181.2752].

First report of Melittobia australica Girault in Europe and new record of M. acasta (Walker) for Italy

Cusumano, Antonino;COLAZZA, Stefano;
2012

Abstract

Melittobia acasta and M. australica are newly recorded from Sicily, Italy, and the second species is reported in Europe for the first time. A short historical background about Melittobia parasitoid wasps, their hosts, and distribution, with emphasis in those two species is presented together with illustrations to facilitate their identification. Brief discussion about the presence and possible distribution of the species in Sicily is also included.
Settore AGR/11 - Entomologia Generale E Applicata
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Cusumano, A., Gonzalez, J.M., Colazza, S., & Vinson, S.B. (2012). First report of Melittobia australica Girault in Europe and new record of M. acasta (Walker) for Italy. ZOOKEYS, 181(181), 45-51 [10.3897/zookeys.181.2752].
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