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Data on the parasitoid complexes of leaf mining insects on oaks

Levente Szőcs, George Melika & György Csóka


Correspondence: Szőcs Levente

Postal address: H-3232 Mátrafüred, Hegyalja u. 18.

e-mail: szocsl[at]erti.hu


Leaf miners are good models to study multitrophic interactions, including the regulating potential of their parasitoids. Only a few works have been published concerning the parasitoids of the Central European and Hungarian leaf miners. In 2011 and 2012 we studied the parasitoid complexes of 9 leaf mining species developing on 4 different species of oaks. The samples were kept in individual rearings. In the two years we collected 1,936 samples. From these rearings 28 different parasitoid species have emerged. After comparing our rearing results with those in the scientific literature, we have concluded that our results include novel and unpublished host-parasitoid associations.

Keywords: parasitoid complexes, leaf miners, Phyllonorycter, Profenusa, Tischeria, Rynchaenus, Quercus

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    Szőcs, L., Melika, G. & Csóka, Gy. (2013): Data on the parasitoid complexes of leaf mining insects on oaks. Bulletin of Forestry Science, 3(1): 251-259. (in Hungarian)

    Volume 3, Issue 1
    Pages: 251-259

    First published:
    28 June 2013

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