Life history: Anagyrus pseudococci is an endoparasitoid that places its eggs ( about 45/female; /host) between the wax filaments on the. CITRIPAR. Anagyrus pseudococci. CITRIPAR. Unit of packaging. Anagyrus pseudococci (parasitic wasp) Pack size: 50 ml bottle. Contains: mummies mixed with. Anagyrus is a large genus of parasitic wasps from the family Encyrtidae. Anagyrus is distributed . Anagyrus pseudococci (Girault ); Anagyrus pulcher (Ashmead, ); Anagyrus pulchricornis (Howard ); Anagyrus pullus Compere.

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These instars remain attached to the host integument by the egg stalk Daane et al. Anagyurs insertion is typically on the dorsal side near the margin Daane et al. Females begin to oviposit 48 hours after emergence and continue until their death. You have successfully registered. Its documented distribution appears to correlate anagyruss wine-growing areas.

Amblyseius-System becomes more eco-friendly. Keep the product at room temperature not refrigerated! The larvae overwinter inside mealybug hosts Daane et al. You can find more information about the use of cookies in our Privacy Statement and Cookie Statement. The introduction rates of this product should be adjusted to pseudockcci mode of action of the product and the results that can be expected in the crop where the product is applied.


Anagyrus pseudococci

Anagyrus pseudococci Girault Insecta: Studies on an Israel strain of Anagyrus pseudococci Girault [Hym. The third instar lasts approximately one day. Visual effect Parasitised mealybugs can be observed two to lseudococci weeks pseueococci deployment, depending on temperature.

White areas are found at the base of the antennae where the antennae join the head the scape and portions of the legs. Crop area open field. This wasp is used for biological control programs and is the most common commercial parasitoid reared for mealybug control Triapitsyn et al.

These pseudofocci swell up and become hard, yellow-brown mummies. Oviposition may occur inside mealybug nymphs or adults, though larger hosts are preferred Avidov et al.

Description Back to Top Eggs: The lower part of the face is covered with conspicuous silvery setae arranged in lines Noyes and Hayat Target Effective against citrus mealybugs Planococcus citri and vine mealybugs Planococcus ficus. Females Figure 1 are typically 1.

The wings are hyaline with brownish veins Girault Adult males are smaller than the females 0. The egg stalk will protrude through the mealybug exoskeleton and is visible from the outside.

Females prefers the third larval stage, but the second and fourth larval stage can be parasitized as well. Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. Get the most relevant updates by leaving us your details.


We do this to analyse the use of the website. The subsequent established generations of the parasitoid will pseudocovci control the mealybugs in the longer run. Choose a field or combine to discover the answer to your question. We’ll keep you updated. Anagyrus pseudococci is currently being sold by several producers of natural enemies, for use against mealybugs in fruit tree orchards, vineyards, and protected cultivation.

If ants are present at the mealybug hot spots, they must be destroyed. Anagyrus pseudococci is arrhenotokous; females lay unfertilized eggs anagyrhs develop into males or fertilized eggs that develop into females.

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Anagyrus – Wikipedia

znagyrus Synonymy Back to Top Girault originally described it as Epidinocarsis pseudococci. The head is flatter than that of the female. Economic Importance Back to Top Anagyrus pseudococci is economically important as a biological control agent for agricultural and greenhouse pest mealybugs and to control the citrus mealybug in its native range of Italy and Israel Noyes and Hayat