Target pest: Eriococcus coriaceus (Hemiptera: Eriococcidae), gum tree scale
Agent introduced: Catoblemma mesotaenia (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
Cameron et al. (1989) - an attempt was made to introduce C. mesotaenia in 1932 but it did not survive transportation from Australia.
Cameron et al. (1989) - not released.
Cameron PJ, Hill RL, Bain J, 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.