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    Author(s): Michael W. Gates; Houping Liu; Leah S. Bauer; Michael E. Schauff
    Date: 2005
    Source: The Great Lakes Entolomogist. 38(1,2): 76-82.
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    Pediobius chylizae, spec. nov. (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), is described as new and illustrated. This parasitoid has been reared from the puparia of Chyliza apicalis Loew (Diptera: Psilidae) collected from under the bark of ash trees (Oleaceae: Fraxinus spp.) dying after attack by the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire (Coleptera: Buprestidae), an invasive beetle from Asia. This species is compared with related species of Pediobius from the Holarctic Region.

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    Gates, Michael W.; Liu, Houping; Bauer, Leah S.; Schauff, Michael E. 2005. A new species of Pediobius (hymenoptera: eulophidae) parasitizing Chyliza apicalis (Diptera: Psilidae) in ash trees attacked by Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). The Great Lakes Entolomogist. 38(1,2): 76-82.

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