Ephedrus cerasicola Starý, 1962

Kaliuzhna, M. O., 2014, First Records And Comparative Notes Of Twelve Aphidiid Species (Hymenoptera, Aphidiidae) From The Fauna Of Ukraine, Vestnik Zoologii 48 (5), pp. 387-400 : 392-394

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.2478/vzoo-2014-0047

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6467474

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https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03D01654-FF80-FF99-F1B8-FD95ED3FFEF1

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scientific name

Ephedrus cerasicola Starý, 1962
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Ephedrus cerasicola Starý, 1962

M a t e r i a l. 1 Ơ, 2 ♀, Kyiv, Darnytsia [50°25'20.98'' N, 30°40'12.49'' E], 19.05.201 0, reared from aphids on apple-tree 25– 31.05.2010 (Fursov) ( SIZK) GoogleMaps .

С o m p a r a t i v e n o t e s. E. cerasicola ( fig. 5, 1–6 View Fig View Fig View Fig View Fig View Fig View Fig ) differs from other Ephedrus species by the mesoscutum slightly wider than long ( fig. 5 View Fig , 2, 8); from E. plagiator ( fig. 5 View Fig , 7, 10 View Fig –12) it differs by: 1) length ratio of F1/F2 is bigger and equals 1.2–1.3; 2) F1 is yellow, without or with 1 longitudinal placode; 3) shorter 2nd submarginal cell of forewing; 4) wider central areola on propodeum; 5) shorter petiole with more prominent spiracular tubercules; 5) shorter ovipositor sheath with straighter margin of apex. E. cerasicola forewing veins (RS +M)a and 2 RS are partly desclerotized in the place they join ( fig. 5 View Fig , 3 View Fig , 9).

H o s t s. Species of genera Brachycaudus, Capitophorus , Cryptomyzus , Dysaphis, Hyperomyzus, Myzus, Nasonovia, Ovatus, Phorodon , Rhopalosiphum ( Starý, 1962; Gärdenfors, 1986; Tobias, Chiriac, 1986; Starý, 2006; Starý, Lukáš, 2009; Tomanović et al., 2009; Yu et al., 2012).

H a b i t a t s. Gardens, parks, orchards, vineyards, roadsides ( Starý, 2006; Starý, Lukáš, 2009).

D i s t r i b u t i o n. Ukraine (Kyiv Region, first records). Europe; Middle Ural; Near East ( Turkey, Iran); Southern ( Pakistan), and South-Eastern Asia ( New Zealand); North America ( U.S.A.) ( Tobias, Chiriac, 1986, Yu et al., 2012).

SIZK

Schmaulhausen Institute of Zoology

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Braconidae

Genus

Ephedrus