Lysitermus tritoma (Bouček, 1956), Boucek, 1956

Mifsud, David, Farrugia, Lucia & Shaw, Mark R., 2019, Braconid and ichneumonid (Hymenoptera) parasitoid wasps of Lepidoptera from the Maltese Islands, Zootaxa 4567 (1), pp. 47-60: 54

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4567.1.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:B1916909-5696-44EF-AC8F-E41CDF1E6DA8

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03C287F8-FB53-B307-689E-9BCFFAFD8D9E

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Lysitermus tritoma (Bouček, 1956)
status

 

Lysitermus tritoma (Bouček, 1956)  

Material examined: MALTA, Mosta Valley, v.2010, 1 ♂ & 2♀♀, emerged from larvae of Eudarcia derrai (Gaedike)   ( Lepidoptera   : Tineidae   ), which were collected on 22.i.2010, MZ, NMS [parasitoid determined by Mark Shaw; host determined by Michael Zerafa].

Notes: New record for the Maltese Islands. Hosts of this species were not previously known, however Jonsell et al. (2016) suggest that it is a parasitoid of Lepidoptera   and it is almost certainly an idiobiont ectoparasitoid.