Syrphophagus aphidivorus (Mayr, 1876)

Jerinić-Prodanović, Dušanka, Mihajlović, Ljubodrag & Stojanović, Aleksandar, 2019, Parasitoids of jumping plant-lice (Psylloidea, Hemiptera) from the family Encyrtidae (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea) in Serbia, Zootaxa 4577 (1), pp. 29-50: 40

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Syrphophagus aphidivorus (Mayr, 1876)
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Syrphophagus aphidivorus (Mayr, 1876)  

( Figs. 47–49 View FIGURES 40–49 )

Material examined. Cacopsylla bidens   from Pyrus communis, Zemun   , 22.vii.2010. ex pupa 26.vii.2010. 1♀.

Trophic status. Parasitoid or hyperparasitoid.

Hosts. Agromyzidae   , Aleyrodidae   , Aphididae   , Braconidae   , Chamaemyiidae   , Cynipidae   , Psylloidea ( Agonoscena targioni (Lichtenstein)   , Heteropsylla cubana   ) (Noyes 2017). S. aphidivorus   is mainly reared as a hyperparasitoid of aphids ( Aphididae   ) and as primary parasitoid of jumping plant-lice ( Zuparko 2015).

Distribution. Widely distributed, Holarctic, India.

Diagnosis. Body black with blue green reflections. Sculpture on scutellum less rough than sculpture on mesoscutellum. Mesotibia dark with bright top, less than half length. Flagellar segment 1 – 2 quite smaller than others, 6 usually slightly longer than wide. The specimens match the description published by Trjapitzin (1989) and Japoshvili (2007).

Comments. In Serbia this species has been recorded from Lysiphlebus dissolutus Hal.   , Ephedrus lacertosus Hal.   , Aphidius medicaginis Marsh.   , A. ervi Hal.   , A. cardui Marsh.   , A. sonchi Marsh. ( Boucek 1977)   . Here Syrphophagus aphidivorus   is recorded in association with C. bidens   for the first time ( Table 2).

Syrphophagus ariantes (Walker, 1837)  

( Figs. 50–53 View FIGURES 50–61 )

Material examined. Bactericera albiventris (Foerster)   , from Salix alba Linnaeus, Belgrade—Hotel Jugoslavija   , 29.v.2003. ex pupa 11.vi.2003. 1 ♂, 27.v.2005. ex pupa 08.vi.2005. 2♀♀ 1 ♂. Cacopsylla pyri   , from Pyrus communis   Požarevac, 25.v.2007. ex pupa 30.v.2007. 3♀♀. Trioza cirsii Löw   from Cirsium rivulare (Jacq.)   , Tara, Mitrovac, 25.ix.2007. ex pupa 02.xi.2007. 3 ♀. Trioza chrysantemi Löw   sa Leucanthemum vulgare Linnaeus, Zlatar   , 16.viii.2017. ex pupa 1♀.

Trophic status. Parasitoid.

Hosts. Triozidae   ( Trioza urticae   ) (Noyes 2017).

Distribution. West Palearctic and Siberia.

Diagnosis. Body bronze bluish green. Scutellum dark purple with green top. Clava not longer than last three flagellar segments, flagellar segments yellowish brown, clava darker. Mesotibia complety yellow, with weak darkness in the base, metatibia dark. Tegula dark. The specimens match the description published by Trjapitzin (1989) and Japoshvili (2007).

Comments. New record for Serbia.

Here Syrphophagus ariantes   is recorded in association with C. pyri   , B. albiventris   , T. cirsii   and T. chrysantemi   for the first time ( Table 2).