Invasive Species Compendium

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Encarsia meritoria

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Encarsia meritoria

Summary

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  • 15 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Encarsia meritoria
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Encarsia meritoria Gahan

Other Scientific Names

  • Encarsia hispida

EPPO code

  • ENCAME (Encarsia meritoria)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hymenoptera
  •                         Family: Aphelinidae
  •                             Genus: Encarsia
  •                                 Species: Encarsia meritoria

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.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

Africa

Spain
-Canary IslandsPresentGreathead pers. comm

North America

BermudaPresent
MexicoPresentPolaczek pers. comm; Greathead and Greathead, 1992

Central America and Caribbean

Dominican RepublicPresentPolaczek pers. comm; Greathead and Greathead, 1992
GuadeloupePresentPolaczek pers. comm; Greathead and Greathead, 1992
HondurasPresentPolaczek pers. comm; Greathead and Greathead, 1992
JamaicaPresentPolaczek pers. comm; Greathead and Greathead, 1992
Puerto RicoPresentPolaczek pers. comm; Greathead and Greathead, 1992
Trinidad and TobagoPresent

South America

ArgentinaPresentPolaczek pers. comm
BrazilPresentPolaczek pers. comm; Greathead and Greathead, 1992
ChilePresentPolaczek pers. comm; Greathead and Greathead, 1992
ColombiaPresentPolaczek pers. comm; Greathead and Greathead, 1992
VenezuelaPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992

Europe

FrancePresentPolaczek pers. comm
ItalyIntroduced, establishment uncertainPolaczek pers. comm; Polaczek pers. comm; CABABSTRACTS: ban 921164918, freq.:8
-SicilyIntroduced, establishedGreathead and Greathead, 1992
SpainIntroduced, establishment uncertainPolaczek pers. comm

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