Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide


Encarsia sophia



Encarsia sophia


  • Last modified
  • 28 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Encarsia sophia
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Encarsia sophia (Girault & Dodd)

Other Scientific Names

  • Encarsia bemisiae Ishii
  • Encarsia flava Shafee
  • Encarsia shafeei Hayat
  • Encarsia sublutea Silvestri
  • Encarsia transvena Timberlake

Taxonomic Tree

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

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


AfghanistanPresentPolacsek pers. comm
ChinaPresentPolacsek pers. comm
IndiaPresentPolacsek pers. comm
IndonesiaPresentPolacsek pers. comm
JapanPresentPolaszek pers. comm
PakistanPresentPolaszek pers. comm
Sri LankaPresentPolaszek pers. comm
TaiwanPresentPolaszek pers. comm
ThailandPresentPolaszek pers. comm


AlgeriaPresentPolacsek pers. comm
BurundiPresentPolacsek pers. comm
Cape VerdePresentPolacsek pers. comm
Côte d'IvoirePresentPolacsek pers. comm
KenyaPresentPolaszek pers. comm
MalawiPresentPolaszek pers. comm
MoroccoPresentPolaszek pers. comm
NigerPresentPolaszek pers. comm
Sierra LeonePresentPolaszek pers. comm
SomaliaPresentPolaszek pers. comm
TunisiaPresentPolaszek pers. comm
ZimbabwePresentPolaszek pers. comm

North America

USAPresentPolaszek pers. comm

Central America and Caribbean

Dominican RepublicPresentPolacsek pers. comm


ItalyPresentPolacsek pers. comm
Russian FederationPresentPolaszek pers. comm
SpainPresentPolaszek pers. comm


AustraliaPresentPolacsek pers. comm

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