During summer the parasitoid Aphelinus mali may certainly reduce the infestation of woolly apple aphid (Eriosoma lanigerum), but studies on the single. Asante, S.K., and W. Danthanaryana. Development of Aphelinus mali, an endoparasitoid of woolly apple aphid, Eriosoma lanigerum. Bio-pesticide properties for Aphelinus mali, including approvals, environmental fate, eco-toxicity and human health issues.

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Universal Chalcidoidea Database

Eriosomatidae and its parasitoid Aphelinus mali Haldeman Hymenoptera: Aphelinus mali Scientific classification Kingdom: None – not a ppp. This page was last edited on 27 Aprilat Usually supplied as mummies at the hatching stage.

Dissipation rate RL50 on and in plant matrix. Diapause commences in October, and is complete by late March.

Solubility – In water at 20 o C mg l A woolly aphid endoparasitoid used as a biocontrol agent for the woolly apple aphid in orchards. EU Candidate for substitution CfS.

Aphelinus mali – Bugs For Bugs

DT50 lab at 20 o C. Other Mammal toxicity endpoints. Property Product Manufacturer Example products Aphelinus mali Praxis Formulation and application details Usually supplied as mummies at the hatching maoi. It works best in conjunction with other generalist predators such as lady beetleslacewingsthe larvae of hoverflies and the plant bug Deraeocoris brevisand is negatively impacted by the use of chemical pesticides.


Aphelinus mali Haldeman Examples of recorded resistance. Maali degradation days aerobic. The larva, which develops inside the aphid’s body, is elongated or shield shaped. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Aphelinus mali – Wikipedia

Degradation point o C. Peak activity of adult parasitoids corresponds with peaks in woolly apple aphid nymph production in the spring and fall. Minimum active substance purity.

Aphe,inus whole life cycle takes 20 to 25 days and there may be six or seven generations during the season. It was introduced in to the orchards of the Pacific Northwest in the region of Hood River and spread naturally. The adult may feed on any fluid that oozes from the puncture wound. The larvae and pupae remain hidden inside the wphelinus the larvae are yellow with red eyes, and the pupae are black.

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Its transparent membranous wings are longer than its abdomen and fold flat along its back. Monday 08 January Contact: The total life cycle takes 20 to 25 days.

Cultural practices that encourage these predators will enhance biological control of mapi apple aphid. When ready to emerge, the adult chews its way out through the upper surface of the aphid, leaving a neat round hole.

Aphelinus mali is a parasitoid wasp that exploits the woolly apple aphid Eriosoma lanigeruma pest of apple trees. Biopesticide type Insectivore Substance group Macro-organism Minimum active aphlinus purity – Known relevant impurities – Substance origin Natural Mode of action Consumption Substance source Small wasp native to north east United States but now widespread in Europe Substance production Produced commerically by rearing under controlled conditions in insectaries.

Q3 No adverse effects identified or expected. The pupal stage is also spent inside the aphid’s body. Octanol-water partition coefficient at pH 7, 20 o C. BCF l kg