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A new species of Brachymeria (Hymenoptera: Chalcididae), parasitic on the cocoa husk borer, Cryptophlebia encarpa (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Malaysia

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  10 July 2009

Rosichon Ubaidillah*
Affiliation:
Research and Development Centre for Biology, LIPI-Museum Zoologicum Bogoriense, Bogor, Indonesia
*
Rosichon Ubaidillah, Research and Development Centre for Biology, LIPI-Museum Zoologicum Bogoriense, Jl. Ir. Juanda PO Box 110, Bogor, Indonesia.

Abstract

Brachymeria encarpaesp. n. is described from Malaysia. This species was reared from an important pest of cocoa pods, the cocoa husk borer, Cryptophlebia encarpa (Meyrick), and may be of potential use as a biological control agent.

Type
Original Articles
Copyright
Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1996

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