Target pest: Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), light brown apple moth
Agent introduced: Agathiella sp. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
Cameron et al. (1989) - parasitised E. postvittana larvae were collected in Tasmania in 1969 and imported into quarantine at Nelson. Only one Agathiella sp. individual emerged.
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.