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Acerophagus papayae

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Acerophagus papayae

Summary

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  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Acerophagus papayae
  • Taxonomic Tree

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Acerophagus papayae, an Encyrtid wasp; a parasitoid used in the biocontrol of papaya mealybug (Paracoccus marginatus).
TitleNatural enemy
CaptionAcerophagus papayae, an Encyrtid wasp; a parasitoid used in the biocontrol of papaya mealybug (Paracoccus marginatus).
Copyright©Dale E. Meyerdirk/USDA APHIS PPQ/Bugwood.org - CC BY-NC 3.0 US
Acerophagus papayae, an Encyrtid wasp; a parasitoid used in the biocontrol of papaya mealybug (Paracoccus marginatus).
Natural enemyAcerophagus papayae, an Encyrtid wasp; a parasitoid used in the biocontrol of papaya mealybug (Paracoccus marginatus).©Dale E. Meyerdirk/USDA APHIS PPQ/Bugwood.org - CC BY-NC 3.0 US

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Acerophagus papayae Noyes and Schauff

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Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Asia

IndiaPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-KarnatakaPresent

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Paracoccus marginatusNymphsNoyes and Schauf, 2003; Meyerdirk et al., 2004; Mastoi et al., 2018

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