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EENY242: A Citrus Blackfly Parasitoid,Encarsia perplexaHuang & Polaszek (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae)

Figure 1. A) Adult Encarsia perplexa Huang & Polaszek; and (B) pupal cases of the citrus blackfly, Aleurocanthus woglumi Ashby, from which parasitoids have emerged (see roundish black holes). Normal emergence of an adult blackfly would leave a T-shaped split in the pupal case.

Credit: Division of Plant Industry