Target pest: Agrotis ipsilon (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), greasy cutworm
Agent introduced: Unidentified sp. A (Diptera: Tachinidae)
Cameron et al. (1989) - the tachinid fly Unidentified sp. A was imported from Pakistan in 1969 as part of a programme to introduce A. ipsilon parasitoids into New Zealand.
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.