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Biocontrol introduction

Target pest: aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae)

Agent introduced: Sympherobius californicus (Neuroptera: Hemerobiidae)

Imported: pre 1896

Import source: North America

Release details: Probable that they were released but no records exist

Establishment: Not established

References

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.