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Biocontrol introduction

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

Agent introduced: Ocytata pallipes (Diptera: Tachinidae)

Imported: 1923

Import source: England

Released: Not released


Cameron PJ, Hill RL, Bain J, 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.