Parasitoids of dipterous collected in cattle dung in the Regions Southern and Central of Goiás, Brazil


This study had the objective of determining the species of parasitoids of Diptera from May 2003 to June 2004 in the Region Southern and from March 2012 to February 2013 in the Region Central of (Goiania) Goiás, Brazil. The dipterous pupae were obtained by the flotation method. They were individually placed in gelatin capsules until the emergence of the flies and/or their parasitoids. The percentage of parasitism in the Region South was 12.4% and in the Region Central was 6.4%. The species more frequent were: Gnathopleura quadridentata Wharton, 1986 (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) with 25.6% in the Region Southern and Aleochara notula Erichson, 1839 (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) with 26.1% in the Region Central.

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Marchiori, C. , Borges, L. and Ferreira, L. (2014) Parasitoids of dipterous collected in cattle dung in the Regions Southern and Central of Goiás, Brazil. Advances in Entomology, 2, 20-23. doi: 10.4236/ae.2014.21004.

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