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

Authors

  • Halil Bolu
  • Kenan Kara
  • Davut Zirek
  • Cumali Özaslan

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Acherontia atropos, Drino atropivora, Physalis angulata, Solanum melongena, Turkey

Abstract

 The present study was carried out in Diyarbakč±r 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 Diyarbakč±r. Acherontia atropos is a new host record for Drino atropivora from Turkey.

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Halil Bolu

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Kenan Kara

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Davut Zirek

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Cumali Özaslan

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Published

2015-07-31

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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 https://www.entomol.org/journal/index.php/JERS/article/view/780

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Journal of the Entomological Research Society