Record of Parasitoids of some Scale and Mealybug Pests of Mango from West Bengal, India


Abstract

A survey of parasitoids of scale and mealybug pests of mango was conducted in Malda district of West Bengal, India during 1999-2000. Chartocerus sp., Azotus sp. and Gyranusoidea tebygi Noyes was recorded on Rastrococcus invadens Williams. On Rastrococcus iceryoides Green, Chartocerus walkeri Hayat, Aproslocetus sp., Promuscidea unfascMtiventris Girault, Anagyrus pseudocacci Girault and Anagyrus mirzai Agarwal and Alam were recorded. Two species of Aprostocetus, Encyrtus sp. and Austroterobia maldica Narendran and Das were recorded on lcerya minor Green. Coccophagus ceropktstae (Howard) and Promuscidea unfascMtiventris were recorded from Pulvinaria polygonata (Cockll.).

Keywords

Icerya minor, Mango Pests, Parasitoids, Pulvinaria polygonata, Rastrococcus spp.

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