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WHAT DOES HYPERPARASITISM MEAN IN ENGLISH?
Entomophagous parasites are insects that are parasitic on other insects. Nearly all insects are attacked by one or more insect parasites. This parasitic mode of life is most often confined to the larvae with the adults usually leading free lives. The vast majority of Hymenopterous insect parasites are usually restricted to specific hosts, such as Embidobia, Platygaster and Polygnotus, Scelio and Aphidius. Often, species that are hyperparasites are less host-specific.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HYPERPARASITISM» OVER TIME
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hyperparasitism
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HYPERPARASITISM»
Discover the use of hyperparasitism in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hyperparasitism and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
Animal Behavior Desk Reference: A Dictionary of Animal ...
In some aphelinidwasp species: Hyperparasitism in which a male larva feeds on
a conspecific female larva (Sullivan 1987, 60). Comment: This is the usual mode
of male feeding in some species (Sullivan 1987, 60). ▷direct hyperparasitism n.
Edward M. Barrows, 2011
Parasitoid Population Biology
Furthermore, our efforts should be directed toward obtaining a better
understanding of the distribution of hyperparasitism among evolutionarily diverse
groups of primary parasitoids. As previously mentioned, a few taxa within certain
families of ...
Michael E. Hochberg, Anthony R. Ives, 2000
Rhizoctonia Solani, Biology and Pathology
Hyperparasitism.— Boosalis (1964) pointed out that it is very difficult, if not
impossible, to evaluate the importance of hyperparasitism on the growth and
survival of root-infecting fungi in nature. With respect to R. solani, it is impossible
to state ...
J. R. Parmeter, 1970
New Zealand Journal of Zoology
Our results show a clear synchrony between Dendrocerus hyperparasitism and A
. eadyi population fluctuations, indicating that in lucerne A. eadyi is the major host
. However, the occurrence of Dendrocerus very early after first establishment of ...
Encyclopedia of Insects
Facultative hyperparasitism probably evolved from primary ectophagous
parasitoids because few special adaptations are needed to oviposit and feed
externally on a primary parasitoid as well as on the primary parasitoid's
Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé, 2009
Handbook of Biological Control: Principles and Applications ...
This is an aspect of host selection that has not been studied. Indeed,
discrimination by hyperparasites must be complex because hyperparasitism has
been derived independently several times in many distantly related lineages (
T. W. Fisher, Thomas S. Bellows, L. E. Caltagirone, 1999
Consumer-Resource Dynamics (MPB-36)
Hyperparasitism can be either obligate or facultative. Obligate hyperparasitoids
can only attack hosts that have already been attacked by another parasitoid
species. In facultative hyperparasitism, the hyperparasitoid can attack and lay
eggs on ...
William W. Murdoch, Cheryl J. Briggs, Roger M. Nisbet, 2013
(c) Hyper parasitism Nematodes are well known to have their parasites, but
trematodes seem to be less liable to hyperparasitism. Nevertheless, several
interesting records exist in the literature, though auxiliary parasites are rare. Cort
(1915 c) ...
Figure 17 (Left): Mean number of Epidinocarm lopezi (white column) and its
hyperparasitoids (grey} ( SE) reared from 10 bunch tops and percentage
hyperparasitism at different distances from the release site. (Samples taken in
March 1983.) ...
Ramón Custodie López
Biocontrol of Oilseed Rape Pests
Hyperparasitism. The larvae of Townesilitus bicolor and various species of
Microctonus parasitizing Phyllotreta atra, P. nemorum, P. nigripes, P. undulata, P.
vittuala, P. zimmermani and a species of Aphthona (also a flea beetle) can be ...
David V. Alford, 2008
7 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HYPERPARASITISM»
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Do any parasitic wasps live on Staten Island?
... on spiders and roundworms. A few even go so far as to parasitize other parasitic wasps, a behavior known as hyperparasitism. Comments ... «SILive.com, Jun 15»
Meet the enemy of killer fungus that turns ants into zombies
This is an example of hyperparasitism – whereby a parasite itself becomes infected by a parasite. Jonathan Swift was on to something in his ... «Phys.Org, Dec 13»
When fools still pay to watch cricket, it is time to dream of mosquitoes
A protozoan party worker does not have to go inside the digestive tract of an MLA to live off him in hyperparasitism. Cuckoos don't build their ... «The New Indian Express, Jun 13»
Observations On An Increasingly Parasitic Government
This survival strategy of Redistributive Hyperparasitism—the Welfare State—makes a large segment of the host population dependent on ... «Forbes, Jun 11»
What is a parasite? What do parasites do?
Epiparasite - this one feeds on another parasite, a relationship known as hyperparasitism. A flea which lives on a dog may have a protozoan in ... «Medical News Today, Mar 11»
Crop protection: Win with bio-control
Hyperparasitism is becoming a problem. This is where the bio-controlling organism itself is attacked by a predator. Parasitic wasps that combat ... «Horticulture Week, Mar 11»
Parasitic wasp turns caterpillars into head-banging bodyguards
Some were eaten and a few, in an ironic twist, became hosts themselves to other wasp grubs – a case of so-called “hyperparasitism”. Clearly ... «ScienceBlogs, Jun 08»
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