• 1 Department of Parasitology and Medical Entomology, Faculty of Medicine, National University of Malaysia, Jalan Raja Muda Abdul Aziz, Kuala Lumpur
J. Med. Entomol., 1991 Nov;28(6):757-9.
PMID: 1770508


A study on population patterns of the parasitoid Spalangia endius Walker at a dumping ground near Kuala Lumpur city showed that the percentage of S. endius adult emergence varied seasonally. During the relatively heavy rainfall months of August and November 1988, and January, March, and April 1989, the population of S. endius adult emergence were low (0-14.2%) compared to the less rainy months of July, September, and December 1988, and May 1989 (29.3-39.6%). This information could be useful in formulating strategies to reduce house fly population at the refuse dumping ground through integrated pest management programs.

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