Universal Chalcidoidea Database

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Metaphycus pulvinariae Howard, 1881

[ Encyrtidae : Encyrtinae ]
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Aphycus pulvinariae Howard
Howard, L.O. 1881, (In Comstock, J.H. - Report of the entomologist for 1880.) Report of the parasites of Coccidae in the collections of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Part III. Report. United States Department of Agriculture. Washington. (Entomology) 1880:365     view Howard, L.O.  (1881) in PDF format
New species, USNM, United States of America-Iowa
Aphycus (Euaphycus) pulvinariae Howard
Mercet, R.G. (1921), Fauna Iberica. Himenopteros Fam. Encírtidos. pp. 727 pp Museo Nacional de Ciencas Naturales, Madrid     view   () in PDF format
Valid species (page 211)
Metaphycus pulvinariae (Howard)
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 9)
Dang, X.D.; Wang, H.Z. (2002), Eleven new species of Encyrtidae (Hymenoptera) from Shaanxi Province, China. Entomotaxonomia 24(4) pp. 289-300    
Compared with Metaphycus eriococcus Dang and Wang (pages 294,299)
Noyes, J.S. (2004), Encyrtidae of Costa Rica (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea), 2. Metaphycus and related genera, parasitoids of scale insects (Coccoidea) and whiteflies (Aleyrodidae). Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 73 pp. 459pp    
Compared with Metaphycus alsis Noyes (page 254)