Eretmocerus eremicus is a tiny parasitic wasp (less than 1 mm. in length). The targets of eretmocerus eremicus are mainly Glasshouse whitefly and Tobacco. Rose, M.; Zolnerowich, G. Eretmocerus Haldeman (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) in the United States, with descriptions of new species. Eretmocerus eremicus is a small parasitic wasp the also host feeds on greenhouse and silverleaf whitefly nymphs. E. eremicus lays an egg inside the nymph.

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Aphelinidae on Bemisia tabaci Hymenoptera: We do this to analyse the use of the website. In the current study, whitefly parasitization by wasps was insignificant, and thus parasitized immatures and emerged wasps were not included in the analysis.

After days of chewing the parasitoid larva enters eeemicus host where it remains dormant until the whitefly pupates.

Eretmocerus eremicus

Employ the Encarsia formosa recommendations for E. Eretmocerus eremicus 5, Eretmocerus eremicus 50x cards5, Eretmocerus eremicus 50x cards Pseudococcidae in Containerized Coleus in Greenhouse, The parasitized whitefly pupa turns yellow in colour and is independent of species. Close mobile search navigation Article navigation. The adult wasp chews its way out of the whitefly cadaver. This helps us eretmocfrus improve the website and our marketing communication towards you.


The adult wasp chews its way out of the whitefly cadaver. Your local Koppert consultant or recognized distributor will be able to advise you further. The name Eretmocerus is derived from Latin, meaning “oar-like,” and eretnocerus to the shape of the female antennae.

Females will inspect all whitefly stages with the same relative frequency as their encounter rate. Both male and female E. Eretmocerus eremicus is among the parasitoids which utilize their prey for both food and site of reproduction resulting in suppression of the pest population on the plant.

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Numerically, combination treatment provided the best suppression in MED whitefly population. Eretmocerus eremicus provided significant suppression in whitefly eggs and nymphs on weeks 1—7 and weeks 4—7, respectively.


Citing articles via Google Scholar. In the greenhouse environment, the temperature should be manipulated to ensure that E.

Females lay their eggs between the whitefly nymph and the leaf surface. Mint chocolate Mentha spicata L.

Unit of packaging Eretmocerus eremicus parasitic wasp Pack size: Life Cycle Both male and female E. This is accomplished by chewing a circular exit hole.

Females lay their eggs between the whitefly nymph and the leaf surface. Email alerts New issue alert. The autoregressive correlation structure was applied to account for the correlation in data generated by re-sampling the same experimental unit over time. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington The selected item is out of stock, please select a different item or combination.

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