A New Host [Acherontia atropos (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae)] Record for Drino atropivora (Robineau-Desvoidy 1830): (Diptera: Tachinidae) from Turkey

  • Halil Bolu
  • Kenan Kara
  • Davut Zirek
  • Cumali Özaslan
Keywords: Acherontia atropos, Drino atropivora, Physalis angulata, Solanum melongena, Turkey

Abstract

 The present study was carried out in Diyarbakır province between 2010-2013 on Solanaceae species (Physalis angulata L. and Solanum melongena L.) infested with the larvae hawk moth Acherontia atropos (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae). Tachinid parasitoid, Drino atropivora (Robineau-Desvoidy 1830): (Diptera: Tachinidae), were obtained from Acherontia atropos larvae collected from Solanaceae species in Diyarbakır. Acherontia atropos is a new host record for Drino atropivora from Turkey.

Published
2015-07-31
How to Cite
Bolu, H., Kara, K., Zirek, D., & Özaslan, C. (2015). A New Host [Acherontia atropos (Linnaeus, 1758) (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae)] Record for Drino atropivora (Robineau-Desvoidy 1830): (Diptera: Tachinidae) from Turkey. Journal of the Entomological Research Society, 17(2), 11-16. Retrieved from http://www.entomol.org/journal/index.php/JERS/article/view/780
Section
Journal of the Entomological Research Society