Aphidius colemani

Aphidius colemani Viereck 1912

Morphology

Antenna with 13-14 segments in female
Wing : cells 2, 3 and 5 make up just one large closed medial cell

Identification key

Biology

Primary parasite of aphids

Affects very great numbers of aphid species including:

Introduced from Brazil to France in 1982.

Marketed for biological control in greenhouse crops.

Modification date : 07 February 2023 | Publication date : 30 August 2011 | Redactor : Evelyne Turpeau, Maurice Hullé, Bernard Chaubet