Parasitoids (Hymenoptera) of leafminer flies (Diptera: Agromyzidae) from Bangladesh

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Santosh Mazumdar
Badrul Amin Bhuiya


The objective of this study was to determine hymenopteran parasitoids attacking leafminers (Agromyzidae: Diptera) in Bangladesh.  Four parasitoid species, viz. Chrysocharis pentheus (Walker), Neochrysocharis formosa (Westwood) and Cirrospilus sp. belonging to family Eulophidae and Opius sp. under family Braconidae of the order Hymenoptera are reported as new to the fauna of Bangladesh.  All parasitoids were reared from three agromyzid flies namely Liriomyza sativae Blanchard, Melanagromyza obtusa Mallochand and Ophiomyia phaseoli (Tryon).


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