trichogramma

/trik'euh gram"euh/, n.
any minute wasp of the genus Trichogramma, comprising a beneficial group of chalcidflies that parasitize the eggs of a variety of insect pests.
[ < NL; see TRICHO-, -GRAM1]

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  • Trichogramma — Tri|cho|grạm|ma 〈Pl.〉 einer Gattung der Zehrwespen angehörender, sehr kleiner Hautflügler, der seine Eier in den Larven anderer Insekten ablegt u. deshalb zur biologischen Bekämpfung von Schadinsekten eingesetzt wird [<grch. thrix, Gen.… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • trichogramma — ˌtrikəˈgramə noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, from trich + Greek gramma letter, small weight more at gram : a genus of minute hairy winged chalcid flies that are parasitic as larvae in the eggs of other insects * * * /trik euh gram… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trichogramma — Tri|cho|grạm|ma 〈Pl.; Zool.〉 einer Gattung der Zehrwespen angehörender, sehr kleiner Hautflügler, dessen Eier in den Larven anderer Insekten schmarotzen u. der zur biolog. Bekämpfung von Schadinsekten eingesetzt wird [Etym.: <Tricho… + grch.… …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • trichogramma — trich·o·gram·ma …   English syllables

  • Trichogramma achaeae —   Trichogramma Clasificación científica Reino: Animali …   Wikipedia Español

  • Trichogramma evanescens —   Trichogramma Clasificación científica Reino: Animali …   Wikipedia Español

  • trichogramma wasp — noun 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… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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