A new parasitoid (Diptera: Tachinidae) of Acanthocinus princeps (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in North America
An undescribed species of Billaea Robineau-Desvoidy was reared from field-collected larvae of Acanthocinus princeps (Walker) maintained on artificial diet in the laboratory. Billaea is a novel larval parasitoid for A. princeps with natural parasitism levels of ca. 28%.
Key words: Acanthocinus; Billaea; larval parasitoid; Monochamus
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