Occurrence of Trissolcus jatrophae Rajmohana et al. 2011 (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) in Pune City, India

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Ashish N. Nerlekar
K. Rajmohana


Trissolcus jatrophae Rajmohana et al. 2011, a parasitoid wasp has been observed to parasitize hemipteran eggs laid on Jatropha nana Dalzell & Gibson (Euphorbiaceae) growing in Pune city, Maharashtra. In the present communication, this wasp has been reported for the first time on a new host plant species, and the occurrence of this wasp also forms a new distributional record. 


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Nerlekar, A.N. and Rajmohana, K. 2016. Occurrence of Trissolcus jatrophae Rajmohana et al. 2011 (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) in Pune City, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 8, 4 (Apr. 2016), 8736–8738. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.1753.8.4.8736-8738.


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