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Biocontrol introduction

Target pest: Forficula auricularia (Dermaptera: Forficulidae), European earwig

Agent introduced: Digonochaeta spinipennis (Diptera: Tachinidae) = Triarthia setipennis, Digonochaeta setipennis (Fallén)

No introduction details are currently available.

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.