Universal Chalcidoidea Database

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Metaphycus asterolecanii Mercet, 1923

[ Encyrtidae : Encyrtinae ]
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Aphycus (Euaphycus) asterolecanii Mercet
Mercet, R.G. 1923, Cóccidos de la encina Asterolecanium ilicicola Targioni. Revista de Fitopatología 1:58     view Mercet, R.G.  (1923) in PDF format
New species, Lectotype , MNCN, Spain, designated by Noyes, J.S. (1981), On the types of the species of Encyrtidae described by R. Garcia Mercet (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea). Eos. Revista Española di Entomologia. Madrid. 55/56:167
Eaphycus asterolecani (Mercet)
Balachowsky, A. (1930), Observations biologiques sur les parasites des coccides du Nord-Africain. (Contribution à l'étude de coccides de l'Afrique mineure; 5e note.) Annales du Service des Epiphyties 14(4) pp. 280-312     view   () in PDF format
Misspelling of genus and species names of Euaphycus asterolecanii (Mercet) (page 312)
Euaphycus asterolecanii (Mercet)
Thompson, W.R. (1955), A catalogue of the parasites and predators of insect pests. Section 2. Host parasite catalogue, Part 3. Hosts of the Hymenoptera (Calliceratid to Evaniid). pp.251
(Earliest use of name recorded in this database)
Euaphycus variolosus Alam
Alam, S.M. 1957, The taxonomy of some British encyrtid parasites (Hymenoptera) of scale insects (Coccidoidea). Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London 109(15):431    
New species, figs., BMNH, United Kingdom-England
Alam, S.M. (1957), A preliminary account of the life-cycle and larval anatomy of a chalcid parasite of coccid. Proceedings of the 44th Indian Science Congress, Calcutta part 3 pp. 395    
Valid species (page 395)
Podsiadlo, E. (1986), Morph-biological studies on primary parasites (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Encyrtidae) of scale insects from the genus Asterodiaspis Signoret (Homoptera, Coccoidea, Asterolecaniidae) in Poland. Annales Zoologici, Warsaw 40(2) pp. 255-296    
Synonym of Metaphycus asterolecanii (Mercet) (pages 258-259)
Trjapitzin, V.A. (1989), Parasitic Hymenoptera of the Fam. Encyrtidae of Palaearctics. Opredeliteli po Faune SSSR 158 pp. 1-489 Zoologicheskim Institutom Akademii Nauk SSR, Leningrad    
Synonym of Metaphycus asterolecanii (Mercet) (page 245)
Metaphycus asterolecanii (Mercet)
Trjapitzin, V.A. (1968), A survey of the encyrtid fauna (Hym. Encyrtidae) of the Caucasus. Trudy Vsesoyuznogo Entomologicheskogo Obshchestva 52 pp. 43-125    
New combination for Aphycus asterolecanii Mercet (page 52)
Noyes, J.S. (1981), On the types of the species of Encyrtidae described by R. Garcia Mercet (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea). Eos. Revista Española di Entomologia. Madrid. 55/56 pp. 165-189    
Valid species (page 167)
Viggiani, G.; Guerrieri, E. (1988), Italian species of the genus Metaphycus Mercet (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae). Bollettino del Laboratorio di Entomologia Agraria 'Filippo Silvestri', Portici 45 pp. 113-139     view   () in PDF format
Valid species (pages 117-138)
Viggiani, G. (1990), Description of Metaphycus deluchii new species (Hymenoptera, Encyrtidae), parasitoid of Gossyparia spuria Modeer (Homoptera, Eriococcidae) with preliminary biological information. Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 63(3-4) pp. 281-285    
Compared with Metaphycus delucchii Viggiani (pages 282,284)
Wang, Y.; Li, C.D.; Zhang, Y.Z. (2013), A taxonomic study of Chinese species of the alberti group of Metaphycus (Hymenoptera, Encyrtidae). ZooKeys 285 pp. 53-88     view   () in PDF format
Compared with Metaphycus stylatus Wang, Li and Zhang (page 72)
Metaphycus variolosus (Alam)
Trjapitzin, V.A. (1975), Contribution to the knowledge of parasitic Hymenoptera of the genus Metaphycus Mercet, 1917 (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea, Encyrtidae) of the Czechoslovakian fauna. Studia Entomologica Forestalia 2(1) pp. 5-17    
Valid species (page 14)