A rearing record of Homolobus (Phylacter) meridionalis van Achterberg (Hymenoptera: Braconidae, Homolobinae) in the south of FranceHomolobus (Phylacter) meridionalis is recorded parasitizing the noctuid Dryobota labecula (Esper, 1788) feeding in spring on Quercus in southern France. The adult parasitoid emerged in the autumn; evidence is presented to suggest that it is a bivoltine species, likely to parasitize low-feeding noctuids in its overwintering generation. Notes to separate...
Shaw, Mark R
Journal articleA widespread European nocturnal ichneumonid, Ophion luteus, is shown to be a parasitoid of at least two species of noctuid moth, Agrotis exclamationis and A. segetum, probably most frequently a parasitoid of the former. The taxonomy, nomenclature and diagnostic features of this species are discussed. Possible explanations for a spring-flying...
Broad, Gavin R ; Schnee, Heinz ; Shaw, Mark R