Cabbage Aphid Parasite

Diaeretiella rapae

Summary 1

Diaeretiella rapae is a cosmopolitan parasitoid of many species of aphids, but especially the cabbage aphid, Brevicoryne brassicae. It is the only species in the genus Diaeretiella. Other host aphids include Aphis craccivora, Aphis fabae, Aphis gossypii, Aphis nasturtii, Aphis pomi, Aphis rumicis, Brachycolus asparagi, Brachycaudus helichrysi, Brachycaudus rumexicolens, Capitophonis, Dactynotus sp., Diuraphis noxius, Hayhurstia atriplicis, Hyadaphis foeniculi, Lipaphis erysimi, Macrosiphum euphorbiae, Myzus certus, Myzus persicae, Protaphis sp., Rhopalosiphum fitchii, Rhopalosiphum maidis, Rhopalosiphum padi and Schizaphis...

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