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Microhimenopterous parasitoids of flies collected in urban area and bush in Itumbiara, Goiás, Brazil

Author(s): Carlos H. Marchiori | Luiz A. Pereira | Otacílio M. Silva Filho | Lalyne C. S. Ribeiro | Vanessa B. Rodrigues | Sandra B. Arantes

Journal: Biotemas
ISSN 0103-1643

Volume: 17;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 151;
Date: 2004;
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Keywords: Hymenoptera | Diptera | flies | parasitoids

This work reports the occurrence of parasitoid attacks on pupae of flies in urban and woody areas of Itumbiara, Goiás, Brazil. From March 2001 through June 2002, 909 parasitoids were collected from 3,887 pupae of flies in the urban area and 684 were collected from 830 pupae of flies in the woody area in five different substratums: humans feces, fruit, chicken, fish and bovine kidney. The pupae were obtained by the flotation method. The prevalences of parasitoidism in the urban and woody areas were 23.6% e 82.4%, respectively.

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