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Biocontrol introduction

Target pest: Conium maculatum (Apiales: Apiaceae), hemlock

Agent introduced: Agonopterix alstromeriana (Lepidoptera: Oecophoridae), hemlock moth

Release details: Self-introduced.

Establishment: Landcare Research (2014c) - common.

Impacts on target: Landcare Research (2014c) - often causes severe damage.

References

Landcare Research (2014c). Who's who in biocontrol of weeds? What's new in biological control of weeds? 69: 10-11 http://www.landcareresearch.co.nz/publications/newsletters/biological-control-of-weeds/issue-69