Target pest: Icerya purchasi (Hemiptera: Monophlebidae), cottony cushion scale
Agent introduced: Rodolia sp. (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) = (probably R. iceryae)
Import source: South Africa
Release details: Released in Nelson
Establishment: Did not establish
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.