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Biocontrol introduction

Target pest: Forficula auricularia (Dermaptera: Forficulidae), European earwig

Agent introduced: Digonochaeta setipennis (Diptera: Tachinidae) = Digonochaeta spinipennis, Triarthia setipennis

No introduction details are currently available.


Tillyard RJ (1923). History of the introduction of beneficial insects into New Zealand. Proceedings of the Pan-Pacific Science Congress, Australia, 383-390.