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Biocontrol introduction

Target pest: Heteronychus arator (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), black beetle

Agent introduced: Cathimeris capensis (Hymenoptera: Scoliidae)

Imported: 1976

Import source: South Africa

Released: Not released

References

Cameron PJ, Hill RL, Bain J and Thomas WP (1989). A Review of Biological Control of Invertebrate Pests and Weeds in New Zealand 1874-1987. Technical Communication No 10. CAB International Institute of Biological Control. DSIR Entomology Division. 424p.