Target pest: Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), light brown apple moth
Agent introduced: Voriella uniseta (Diptera: Tachinidae)
Imported: 1967, 1969
Import source: Australia
Released: 1967, 1969
Release details: 50 adults were released at Appleby, Nelson in 1967. 200 adults released at Appleby and Nelson in 1969.
Establishment: Did not establish
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.