Aphelinus abdominalis

Aphelinus abdominalis Dalman,1820

Morphology

1.0-1.6 mm
Frontal view yellow, genae brownish
Antennae yellow with 6 segments
Thorax brown or black
Legs yellow
Abdomen yellow

Mummy black, oblong.

This species has both parasitic and predatory actions as it feeds on the host aphid’s hemolymph after injecting it

Modification date : 07 February 2023 | Publication date : 21 February 2011 | Redactor : Evelyne Turpeau, Maurice Hullé, Bernard Chaubet