New records of encyrtid parasitoids of Kermes palestiniensis Balachowsky (Hemiptera : Kermesidae), with the description of a new species of Blastothrix mayr (Hymenoptera : Encyrtidae) from Turkey

Japoshvili G., Karaca I.

ENTOMOLOGICAL NEWS, vol.114, no.4, pp.187-191, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 114 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.187-191
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: Yes


A new species of the encyrtid wasp genus Blastothrix Mayr is described from Turkey. All specimens of the type series of B. gurselae n. sp. were reared from Kermes palestiniensis Balachowsky on Turkey oak, Quercus coccifera. New records of the parasitoids of K. palestiniensis in Turkey is given.