First record of Tettigonia viridissima Linnaeus, 1758 (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) as host of the ormiine Therobia leonidei Mesnil, 1964 (Diptera: Tachinidae)

Authors

  • Maurizio Mei
  • Gianluca Nardi Centro Nazionale Carabinieri Biodiversità “Bosco Fontana”, Marmirolo (MN)
  • Pierfilippo Cerreti Sapienza University of Rome

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.13133/2284-4880/484

Keywords:

Italy, new host record, Ormiini, Palaearctic Region, parasitoid

Abstract

The first record of the bush-cricket Tettigonia viridissima Linnaeus, 1758 (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) as host of the tachinid Therobia leonidei Mesnil, 1964 (Diptera: Tachinidae) is reported, and the unusual case of the parasitization of a female host is briefly discussed.

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Published

2021-03-19

How to Cite

Mei, M., Nardi, G., & Cerreti, P. (2021). First record of Tettigonia viridissima Linnaeus, 1758 (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) as host of the ormiine Therobia leonidei Mesnil, 1964 (Diptera: Tachinidae). Fragmenta Entomologica, 53(1), 65–66. https://doi.org/10.13133/2284-4880/484

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Short Scientific Notes

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