Mymaridae


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Mymaridae

an order comprising the fairy flies (HYMENOPTERA), the smallest known insects. They are related to chalcid wasps and are exclusively egg parasites.
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1 (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae), which is an egg parasitoid that has a great range of host, but above all the Hemiptera (specially from the families Cicadellida, Membracidae, Miridae, Nabidae, and Anthocoridae) and the Odonata (Huber, 1986; Huber et al., 2009).
Olfactory responses of the egg parasitoid, Gonatocerus ashmeadi Girault (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae), to host plants infested by Homalodisca vitripennis (Germar) (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae).
The most abundant of these taxonomic groups was Diapriidae (19.1%), followed by Platygastridae (16.3%), Mymaridae (8.7%), Ceraphronidae (7.2%), Phygadeuontinae (Ichneumonidae) (6.6%), and Myrmicinae (Formicidae) (5.9%).
Mymaridae and Trichogrammatidae) used in biologicalcontrol programs of phytophagous insects.
The most abundant parasitoid found by Bambaradeniya and Edirisinghe (2008) in a study of rice in Sri Lanka, for example, was the family Mymaridae (39 %), which attack the insects Nilaparvata lugens (Stal, 1854) and Sogatella furcifera (Horvath, 1899) (Hemiptera: Delphacidae), important pests in that region, different from our work in which this family came fourth in abundance.
Oliveira, "Parasitism of spittlebug eggs (Homoptera: Cercopidae) by the microhymenopteran Anagrus urichi Pickles (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) in Campo Grande, MS, Brazil," Neotropical Entomology, vol.
& BORGEMEISTER, C., 2003--Evaluation of the entomopathogenic fungi Metarhizium anisopliae and Paecilomyces fumosoroseus (Deuteromycotina: Hyphomycetes) for control of the Green Leafhopper Empoasca decipiens (Homoptera: Cicadellidae) and potential side effects on the Egg Parasitoid Anagrus atomus (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae).
Some of the thousands of different species of these wasps, one to two millimeters in length, found around orchards include: Braconid wasps (family Braconidae); Ichneumonid wasps (family Ichneumonidae); Chalcidoid wasps (family Chalcidoidea); Chalcid wasps (family Chalcididae); Eulophid wasps (family Eulophidae); Trichogramma wasps (family Trichogrammatidae); Mymarid wasps (family Mymaridae).
O parasitoide de ovos Cleurochoides noackae Lin & Huber (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae), e considerado um agente promissor no controle (LIN et al., 2007).