First Record of Pediobius pyrgo Walker (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) in South America and its Emergence from Egg Sacs of Latrodectus geometricus C. L. Koch (Araneae: Theridiidae)

Karine Schoeninger, Diego Galvão de Pádua, Lidianne Salvatierra, Marcio Luiz de Oliveira


We record the first time the occurrence of Pediobius pyrgo (Walker) (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) for South America. This is also the first report of P. pyrgo emerging from egg sacs of Latrodectus geometricus C. L. Koch (Araneae: Theridiidae).

Primeiro Registro de Pediobius pyrgo (Walker) (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) na América do Sul e sua Emergência em Sacos de Ovos de Latrodectus geometricus C. L. Koch (Araneae: Theridiidae)

Resumo. Registramos pela primeira vez a ocorrência de Pediobius pyrgo (Walker) (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) para a América do Sul. Este também é o primeiro relato de P. pyrgo emergindo de sacos de ovos de Latrodectus geometricus C. L. Koch (Araneae: Theridiidae).


Brazil; Chalcidoidea; Parasitism; Spider; Wasps; ranha; Brasil; Chalcidoidea; Parasitismo; Vespas.


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