volume 169, issue 1, P97-110 2020
DOI: 10.1111/eea.12956
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Toni M. Withers, Geoff R. Allen, Christine L. Todoroki, Andrew R. Pugh, Belinda A. Gresham

Abstract: The solitary larval endoparasitoid Eadya daenerys Ridenbaugh (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) is a proposed biocontrol agent of Paropsis charybdis St al (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae, Chrysomelinae), a pest of eucalypts in New Zealand. Eadya daenerys oviposition behaviour was examined in two assay types during host range testing, with the aim of improving ecological host range prediction. No-choice sequential and two-choice behavioural observations were undertaken against nine closely related species of New Zealand non-…

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