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Acta zoológica mexicana

On-line version ISSN 2448-8445Print version ISSN 0065-1737


ZETINA, Dulce A. H.; LLANDERAL-CAZARES, Celina; RUIZ CANCINO, Enrique  and  KHALAIM, Andrey I.. Record for Mexico of Lissonota fascipennis Townes (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) as parasitoid of the agave red worm. Acta Zool. Mex [online]. 2009, vol.25, n.3, pp.655-657. ISSN 2448-8445.

The agave red worm, Comadia redtenbacheri Hamm. (Lepidoptera: Cossidae), is an edible insect in several states of Mexico. Its larval development is affected by the parasitic species Lissonota fascipennis Townes, which constitutes a new host record for Mexico. Furthermore, this ichneumonid species is a new record for the country.

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