A Review of Parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) of Trialeurodes floridensis (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) with Description of a New Species from Mexico

S. N. Myartseva, E. Ruíz-Cancino, J. M. Coronado-Blanco


A new species, Encarsia citricola sp. n., reared from Trialeurodes floridensis (Quaintance) collected in the State of Guanajuato, Mexico, is described and illustrated. A review and a key to 9 parasitoid species attacking T. floridensis are provided. In addition, 4 species of chalcidoid wasps are recorded for the first time as parasitoids of T. floridensis in the New World.

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