Biodiversity of the entomophages of Proctotrupoidea (Hymenoptera) in fruit plantations in the region of Plovdiv VI. Seasonal dynamics of the entomophages of the superfamilies of Proctotruipoidea, Platygastroidea and Ceraphronoidea
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Author: Petrov, Stancho
In the period under research ( 1999 - 2006) 6 326 species of the complex of Proctotrupoidea have been registered. 4 315 species (68%) of them refer to the Superfamily Proctotrupoidea, 1 152 species ( 18%) refer to the Superfamily Platygastroidea, and 909 species ( 14%) refer to the Superfamily Carephronoidea. The seasonal dynamics of the entomophages of Proctotrupoidea complex reflects the specifics in the biology of their various hosts, which refer to a great number of orders of Insecta and some Aranea. [BG]