Universal Chalcidoidea Database

Synonymic list

Metaphycus luteolus Timberlake, 1916

[ Encyrtidae : Encyrtinae ]
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Aphycus luteolus Timberlake
Timberlake, P.H. 1916, Revison of the parasitic hymenopterous insects of the genus Aphycus Mayr, with notice of some related genera. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 50:636     view Timberlake, P.H.  (1916) in PDF format
New species, Holotype , USNM, United States of America-California
Quayle, J. (1911), Citrus fruit insects. Bulletin of the California Agricultural Experiment Station 214 pp. 443-512    
Misidentified as Aphycus flavus Howard (page 476)
Peck, O. (1951), Superfamily Chalcidoidea. (In: Muesebeck, C.F.W., Krombein, K.V. & Townes, H.K. (Editors). Hymenoptera of America north of Mexico - synoptic catalog.) Agriculture Monographs. U.S. Department of Agriculture. 2 pp. 410-594     view Timberlake, P.H.  (1916) in PDF format
Valid species (page 494)
Aphycus (Metaphycus) luteolus Timberlake
Flanders, S.E. (1963), Predation by parasitic Hymenoptera (Aphycus (Metaphycus) luteolus Timb.), the basis of ant-induced outbreaks of a host species (Coccus hesperidum L. on Citrus in California). Journal of Economic Entomology 56(1):116
(Earliest use of name recorded in this database)
Euaphycus luteolus (Timberlake)
Smith, H.S.; Compere, H. (1928), A preliminary report on the insect parasites of the black scale, Saissetia oleae (Bernard). University of California Publications in Entomology 4 pp. 231-334, 63 figs     view   () in PDF format
Valid species (page 274)
Metaphycus luteolus (Timberlake)
Maple, J.D. (1947), The eggs and first instar larvae of Encyrtidae and their morphological adaptations for respiration. University of California Publications in Entomology 8(2) pp. i-viii,25-122    
New combination for Aphycus luteolus Timberlake (pages 96,99-100)
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 13)
Guerrieri, E.; Noyes, J.S. (2000), Revision of European species of genus Metaphycus Mercet (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Encyrtidae), parasitoids of scale insects. Systematic Entomology 25 pp. 147-222    
Compared with Metaphycus flavus (Howard) (page 182)
Myartseva, S.N. (2003), Six new species of the genus Metaphycus Mercet from Mexico (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae). Zoosystematica Rossica 12(1) pp. 125-134    
Compared with Metaphycus celticola Myartseva (page 127)
Compared with Metaphycus farfani Myartseva (page 128)
Metaphycus (Euaphycus) luteolus (Timberlake)
Essig, E.O. (1931), History of Entomology pp. 361-384    
Valid species (page 355)