Target pest: Phthorimaea operculella (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), potato tuber moth
Agent introduced: Agathis sp. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
Import source: northern Argentina and southern Brazil via CIBC Station, Fontana, California
Release details: It is not known if releases occurred.
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