Target pest: Coleophora spissicornis (Lepidoptera: Coleophoridae), banded clover casebearer
Agent introduced: Agathis rufipalpis ecotype 2, ex Coleophora deauatella (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
Imported: 1961, 1969
Import source: near Freiburg, Germany via Delémont, Switzerland
Release details: Small numbers from the 1969 importation of 360 individuals were released
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