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Biocontrol introduction

Target pest: Pseudococcus calceolariae (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae) = Pseudococcus citrophilus, Pseudococcus fragilus, Pseudococcus gahani, Pseudococcus similans, citrophilus mealybug

Agent introduced: Chrysopa ramburi (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae)

Imported: 1928

Import source: Australia via California, USA

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.