Vol 108 (2011)

Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia


Cover Page

COVER: Torymus azureus (Hymenoptera: Torymidae)

This 3-mm wasp is drilling with her ovipositor into a developing spruce cone which has beeninfested by the galling midge Kaltenbachiola rachiphaga (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). Her larvae will parasitize the midge larvae, providing a measure of biological control against thececidomyiid.

Photograph details: Cover image by Ward Strong. Kalamalka Seed Orchards, Vernon, BC.