Meaning of TRICHOGRAMMA WASP in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌtri-kə-ˈgra-mə- ]


Etymology: New Latin, from trich - + Greek gramma letter, small weight — more at gram

Date: 1972

: any of a genus ( Trichogramma ) of minute chalcid wasps that are parasitic as larvae in the eggs of other insects and are used in the biological control of lepidopteran pests

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