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Biocontrol introduction

Target pest: Icerya purchasi (Hemiptera: Monophlebidae), cottony cushion scale

Agent introduced: Novius cardinalis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) = Rodolia cardinalis

No introduction details are currently available.

References

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