Target pest: Fannia canicularis (Diptera: Fanniidae), muscid flies, lesser house fly
Agent introduced: Pachycrepoideus vindemmiae (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) = Pachycrepoideus vindemiae
Import source: CIBC Trinidad
Released: 1969 and 1970
Release details: 55,000+ released nationwide in 1969-1970, but predominantly in northern North Island
Establishment: Not recovered.
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