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Table 1 Megastigmus spp. and parasitoids screened for common heritable symbionts using PCR

From: Bacterial associates of seed-parasitic wasps (Hymenoptera: Megastigmus)

Species Host plant Year Location N Sample type Wolbachiapositive Rickettsiapositive
Family: Pinaceae       
M. schimitscheki Cedrus atlantica 2010 Petit Luberon, FR 15 Female   
M. schimitscheki Cedrus atlantica 2009 Mont Ventoux, FR 14 Female   
M. schimitscheki Cedrus atlantica 2010 Saou, FR 14 Female   
M. schimitscheki Cedrus atlantica 2010 Gap, FR 15 Female   
M. schimitscheki Cedrus atlantica 2008 Barjac, FR 15 Female   
M. schimitscheki Cedrus libani 2005 Turkey 9 Female   
M. rafni Abies alba 2009 Lespinassire, FR 15 Female   
M. rafni Abies alba 2009 Pardailhan, FR 15 Female   
M. rafni Abies alba 2010 Ventouret, FR 15 Female   
M. rafni Abies alba 2004 Doubs, FR 9 Female   
M. rafni Abies nordmanniana 2000 Rold Skov, DK 9 Female   
M. rafni Abies grandis 2012 Vancouver Island, CAN 16 Female   
M. rafni Abies grandis 2012 Vancouver Island, CAN 10 Male   
M. milleri Abies grandis 2012 Vancouver Island, CAN 16 Female   75% (12)
M. milleri Abies grandis 2012 Vancouver Island, CAN 10 Male   90% (9)
M. spermotrophus Pseudotsuga menziesii 2011 British Columbia, CAN 26 Female   
M. spermotrophus Pseudotsuga menziesii 2011 British Columbia, CAN 10 Larvae   
Family: Cupressaceae       
M. watchli Cupressus sempervirens 2011 Sallles du Bosc, FR 15 Female   
M. watchli Cupressus sempervirens 2011 Monfavet, FR 15 Female   
M. watchli Cupressus sempervirens 2011 Ruscas, FR 16 Female   
M. watchli Cupressus sempervirens 1997 Aghois Ioannis, GR 10 Female   
M. bipuncatatus Juniperus sabina 2011 Brianon, FR 10 Female 90% (9) 100% (10)
M. bipuncatatus Juniperus sabina 2011 Pallon, FR 13 Female 38% (5) 54% (7)
M. bipuncatatus Juniperus sabina 2011 Pallon, FR 10 Male 50% (5) 60% (6)
M. amicorum Juniperus phoenicea 2011 Petit Luberon, FR 8 Female 100% (8) 100% (8)
M. amicorum Juniperus phoenicea 2011 Luberon, FR 15 Female 100% (15) 93% (14)
M. amicorum Juniperus phoenicea 2011 Luberon, FR 10 Male 80% (8) 70% (7)
M. amicorum Juniperus oxycedrus 2009 Corsica, FR 10 Female 70% (7) 80% (8)
M. amicorum Juniperus oxycedrus 2011 Corsica, FR 10 Female 80% (8) 100% (10)
M. amicorum Juniperus oxycedrus 2011 Corsica, FR 9 Male 33% (3) 56% (5)
Parasitoids of M. spermotrophus       
Eurytoma sp. - 2011 British Columbia, CAN 7 -   
Mesopolobus sp. - 2011 British Columbia, CAN 16 -   
  1. These species did not host Arsenophonus, Cardinium, or Spiroplasma. Spiroplasma was identified from Eurytoma sp. using 16S rRNA pyrosequencing.