Aphidius rubifolii n. sp. (Hymenoptera: Aphidiidae), a parasitoid of Masonaphis maxima from British Columbia

Manfred Mackauer

Abstract


<i>Aphidius rubifolii</i> n. sp. is described from coastal British Columbia. The parasitoid appears to be specific to <i>Masonaphis</i> species that feed on thimble berry, <i>Rubus parviflorus</i> Nutt.

Keywords


<i>Masonaphis maxima</i>; <i>Aphidius rubifolii</i>; Hymenoptera; Aphidiidae

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References


MacGillivray, M.E., and P.B. Spicer. 1953. Aphid parasites collected in New Brunswick in 1950. Can. Ent. 85:423-431.

Smith, C.F. 1944. The Aphidiinae of North America (Braconidae: Hymenoptera). Ohio State Univ. Contr. Zool. Ent. 6:xii + 154 pp.


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