Behavior Manipulation of Crabronidae and Pompilidae (Hymenoptera) by the Entomopathogenic Fungus Ophiocordyceps humbertii (Ascomycota: Hypocreales) in an Amazonian Rainforest, Brazil
Palavras-chave:Aculeate wasps, Entomopathogenic fungi, Insects, Solitary wasp, Zombie-wasp
The parasitism and behavior manipulation of three different species of aculeate wasps by the entomopathogenic fungus Ophiocordyceps humbertii was recorded and described. A total of 30 parasitized specimens were observed and collected, being five specimens of Larra (Crabronidae), 21 of Liris (Crabronidae), and four of Epysiron (Pompilidae).
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