Gonatocerus triguttatus

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Gonatocerus triguttatus
Gonatocerus triguttatus laying eggs in glassy-winged sharpshooter eggs.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Mymaridae
Genus: Gonatocerus
Species: G. triguttatus
Binomial name
Gonatocerus triguttatus
Girault, 1916 [1]

Gonatocerus triguttatus is a species of fairyfly. It is an egg parasitoid of the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca vitripennis.[2] It was originally described from Caroni County, Trinidad.[1]


  1. ^ a b A. A. Girault (1916). "New miscellaneous chalcidoid Hymenoptera with notes on described species". Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 9 (3): 291–308. 
  2. ^ Leigh J. Pilkington & Mark S. Hoddle (2007). "Predictions of invasion success of Gonatocerus triguttatus (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae), an egg parasitoid of Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae), in California using life table statistics and degree–day values". Biological Control. 42 (1): 9–15. doi:10.1016/j.biocontrol.2007.04.009.